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One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent struggle between good and evil--Augustine explores human history in its relation to all eternity. In Thomas Merton's words, "The City of God is the autobiography of the Church written by the most Catholic of her great saints."

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition is a complete and unabridged version of the Marcus Dods translation.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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ISBN:
9780679783190
Introduction:
Saint Augustine
Author:
Augustine
Introduction by:
Merton, Thomas
Introduction:
Merton, Thomas
Author:
St Augustine
Author:
Dods, Marcus
Author:
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Author:
Merton, Thomas
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Theology - General
Subject:
Apologetics
Subject:
Kingdom of god
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - General
Subject:
Christianity - Literature
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Apologetics
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - History
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
Christianity - Literature & the Arts
Subject:
Christian Theology - History
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
Subject:
Theology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
37
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
928
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 1.25 in 1.4 lb

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