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The city of God, tr. and ed. by Marcus Dods

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Cover of: The city of God, tr. and ed. by Marcus Dods.
The city of God, tr. and ed. by Marcus Dods.
1948, Hafner Pub. Co.
in English
Cover of: The city of God, tr. and ed. by Marcus Dods
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The city of God, tr. and ed. by Marcus Dods

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This edition was published in by T & T Clark in Edinburgh.


Table of Contents

CONTENTS.
BOOK I.
Augustine censures the pagans, who attributed the calamities of the world, and especially the sack of Rome by the Goths, to the Christian religion and its prohibition of the worship of the gods, 1
BOOK II.
A review of the calamities suffered by the Romans before the time of Christ, showing that their gods had plunged them into corruption and vice, 48
BOOK III.
The external calamities of Rome, 91
BOOK IV.
That empire was given to Rome not by the gods, but by the One True God, 135
BOOK V.
Of fate, freewill, and God's prescience, and of the source of the virtues of the ancient Romans, 177
BOOK VI.
Of Varro's threefold division of theology, and of the inability of the gods to contribute anything to the happiness of the future life, 228
BOOK VII.
Of the "select gods" of the civil theology, and that eternal life is not obtained by worshipping them, 258
BOOK VIII.
Some account of the Socratic and Platonic philosophy, and a refutation of the doctrine of Apuleius that the demons should be worshipped as mediators between gods and men, 305
BOOK IX.
Of those who allege a distinction among demons, some being good and others evil, 353
BOOK X.
Porphyry's doctrine of redemption, 382
BOOK XI.
Augustine passes to the second part of the work, in which the origin, progress, and destinies of the earthly and heavenly cities are discussed. — Speculations regarding the creation of the world, 436
BOOK XII.
Of the creation of angels and men, and of the origin of evil, 481
BOOK XIII.
That death is penal, and had its origin in Adam's sin, 521

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OL26226748M
Internet Archive
TheCityOfGodV1
OCLC/WorldCat
3944101

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