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Augustine for the 21st Century (2): What is Augustine’s Argument in The City of God?

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Augustine used theology, philosophy, and history to hoist the cultured despisers of Christianity by their own petard. These cultured despisers were Roman. On August 24, 410, Alaric and the Goths had sacked Rome. For the Romans this event was devastating and needed interpretation. What had weakened Rome and brought her … Read More »

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