Classical Christianity and the Political Order: Reflections by Father Ernest L. Fortin,Brian J. Benestad,Daniel J. Mahoney

By Father Ernest L. Fortin,Brian J. Benestad,Daniel J. Mahoney

In quantity of Ernest Fortin: gathered Essays, Fortin offers with the connection among faith and civil society in a Christian context: that of an primarily nonpolitical yet certainly not fullyyt otherwordly faith, lots of whose teachings have been considered essentially at odds with the tasks of citizenship. Sections concentration upon Augustine and Aquinas, on Christianity and politics; average legislation, ordinary rights, and social justice; and Leo Strauss and the revival of classical political philosophy. Fortin's remedy of those and similar issues betrays a willing information of 1 of the numerous highbrow occasions of our time: the restoration of political philosophy as a valid educational discipline.

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