St. Augustine’s Political Philosophy

Augustine himself, however, unlike Ambrose in Milan, was never an actual politician. He taught rhetoric that no doubt prepared lawyers and judges for public life, but it was a life which, at the... Read More | Share

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Aristotle on economics

Aristotle taught that economics is concerned with both the household and the polis and that economics deals with the use of things required for the good (or virtuous) life. As a pragmatic or... Read More | Share

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Gregory of Nyssa’s Commentary on Ecclesiastes

The book of Ecclesiastes occupies a unique position in the Bible due to its prevalent sense of pessimism and absence of God’s intervention in our world. In fact, the all-pervading mood of a... Read More | Share

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Freedom and European unity

The economic and debt crisis that has engulfed most of Europe, and in particular the Eurozone, coupled with the generalized identity crisis that is sweeping the continent are an opportunity to... Read More | Share

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The new cultural revolution

“This book, pillar of Italian litterature, is offensive and discriminatory to the Jewish people and teaches students an antisemitic message relayed by the Catholic church in the mass and the... Read More | Share

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Giannaras: the Church as new political paradigm

Christos Yannaras, “Human Rights and the Orthodox Church” Speech given at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, October 4, 2002 What is the meaning of the term “human... Read More | Share

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The Gates of the Church of Milan, or The Limitations of Political Power

“Nor did I think your orders were so strong that you, a mortal man, could over-run the gods’ unwritten and unfailing laws. Not now, nor yesterday’s, they always live, and no one knows... Read More | Share

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