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. each one essay mines the key issues found in Augustine's large corpus of writings—from his Confessions to the City of God— with an eye fixed to the subsequent query: how can this early church father so foundational to Christian doctrine and educating tell our twenty-first century context on the way to 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 lead to the typical solid 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; while, they supply prepared insights and reflections which boost the dialog of social justice within the present.

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