Augustine's City of God

Thursday, 05 Jul 2007

Largely written in response to the charge that Rome was being destroyed by the barbarians because the former had just officially embraced Christianity, the Bishop of Hippo (a city in northern Africa) responded with his classic, The City of God. In that work, Augustine (354-430) announced that he had hereby "taken upon myself the task of defending the glorious City of God against those who prefer their own gods to the Founder of that City. I treat of it both as it exists in this world of time, a stranger among the ...

Partners and Subscribers Only

Login to access:

  • This Article
  • All Articles and Issues

Login

Not a partner? Sign-up.

Or, become a magazine subscriber

LOGIN

Email Address
Password
Forgot Password?
OR
Signup for an account now