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Did our glossy realizing of simply struggle originate with Augustine? during this sweeping reevaluation of the proof, Phillip Wynn uncovers a nuanced tale of Augustine's innovations on warfare and armed forces carrier, and provides us a extra whole and intricate photograph of this significant subject. Deeply rooted within the improvement of Christian suggestion this reengagement with Augustine is key studying

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Augustine on war and military service

Did our glossy knowing of simply battle originate with Augustine? during this sweeping reevaluation of the facts, Phillip Wynn uncovers a nuanced tale of Augustine's suggestions on battle and armed forces carrier, and provides us a extra whole and intricate photo of this crucial subject. Deeply rooted within the improvement of Christian proposal this reengagement with Augustine is vital examining

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1 1 The Modern Construction of an Augustinian Just War Although the assertion that it was St. Augustine who set out the foundational principles of Christian just war is only a century old, the beginning of the basis for that claim rests in the numerous citations from his works in the second part, causa 23 of Gratian’s Concordia Discordantium Canonum or Decretum (c. [1] In response to the hypothetical there, which posits a defense led by orthodox bishops against the aggression of heretics, Gratian addressed issues related to sin and the conduct of war, and specifically the question as to what constitutes a just war.

Ed. Juliet Gardiner (London: Prometheus, 1988), 106. ↵ Phillip Wynn, “Wars and Warriors in Gregory of Tours’ Histories I-IV,” Francia 28, no. , 34–35. ”↵ 1 1 The Modern Construction of an Augustinian Just War Although the assertion that it was St. Augustine who set out the foundational principles of Christian just war is only a century old, the beginning of the basis for that claim rests in the numerous citations from his works in the second part, causa 23 of Gratian’s Concordia Discordantium Canonum or Decretum (c.

Accommodating the State: Ambrose of Milan and Martin of Tours 4. The Roman Just War and Early Christianity 5. Interpreting Augustine 6. Augustine on Militia 7. Augustine on War 8. Final Victory and Perfect Peace 9. The Medieval Construction of Augustine as an Authority on War and Military Service 10. Conclusion Bibliography Augustine's Texts Cited Index of Augustinian Citations General Index 1 Acknowledgments With a work as broadly conceived as this, even the strictest detractors must, according to their measure of the material that should be in it but isn’t, occasionally make allowances for mortal ignorance, while conceding the merest possibility that any particular something they mastered with their mothers’ milk may be missing for lack of space, or relevance.

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