New PDF release: Augustine and Social Justice (Augustine in Conversation:

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 relating to social justice. every one essay mines the key topics found in Augustine's wide 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 instructing 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 struggle, violence and poverty, between many others. those stipulations, whereas reflecting the features of our technological age, proceed to hinder our collective efforts to result in the typical stable for the worldwide human neighborhood. The members of this quantity have taken nice care to learn Augustine during the lens of his personal time and position; while, they supply prepared insights and reflections which strengthen the dialog of social justice within the present.

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Augustine and Social Justice (Augustine in Conversation: Tradition and Innovation) 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


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