Augustine political and social philosophy st augustine 354 430 ce originally named aurelius augustinus was the catholic bishop of hippo in northern africa he was a skilled roman trained rhetorician a prolific writer who produced more than 110 works over a 30 year period and by wide acclamation the first christian philosopher. The connections augustine draws there between justice order and love and between the justice of the individual and the justice that marks a collection of individuals into a political people were unlike any explorations of justice id encountered before. This volume brings into dialogue the ancient wisdom of augustine of hippo a bishop of the early christian church of the fourth and fifth centuries with contemporary theologians and ethicists on the topic of social justice. Social justice ministries working to change systems is a growth opportunity for st augustines we simply dont do enough to strive for justice and peace among all people but it doesnt have to stay that way we have organizations in our community that do this work. Read augustine and social justice by mary t clark with rakuten kobo this volume brings into dialogue the ancient wisdom of augustine of hippo a bishop of the early christian church of the
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