Augustine and Social Justice (Augustine in Conversation: by Teresa Delgado,John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Mary T. Clark,Aaron

By Teresa Delgado,John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Mary T. Clark,Aaron Conley,María Teresa Dávila,Mark Doorley,Todd French,J. Burton Fulmer,Jennifer Herdt,Rodolfo Hernandez-Diaz,John Kiess,Matthew J. Pereira,Siobhan Nash-Marshall,Edmund N. Santurri,George Schmidt,S

This quantity brings into discussion the traditional knowledge of Augustine of Hippo, a bishop of the early Christian Church of the fourth and 5th centuries, with modern theologians and ethicists concerning social justice. each one essay mines the key topics found in Augustine's vast corpus of writings—from his Confessions to the City of God— with a watch to the next query: how can this early church father so foundational to Christian doctrine and educating tell our twenty-first century context on how you can create and maintain a extra simply and equitable society? In his personal day, Augustine spoke to stipulations of slavery, clash and warfare, violence and poverty, between many others. those stipulations, whereas reflecting the features of our technological age, proceed to hinder our collective efforts to lead to the typical stable for the worldwide human neighborhood. The members of this quantity have taken nice care to learn Augustine throughout the lens of his personal time and position; whilst, they supply prepared insights and reflections which develop the dialog of social justice within the present.

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