Etiket Arşivi: augustine

The Earthly City

The Earthly City The order maintained by the earthly city is negative because it has no place in God’s cosmic order. He stressed that political order is essential for both cities and thus citizens should obey the rules of-the earthly city. People should even obey cruel rulers. St. Augustine insisted that political authority is legitimate, and argued that Christians have an obligation to obey their political leaders. Augustine’s identification ... Devamını Oku »