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by St. Augustine

A work of theology. From the preface: “The glorious city of God is my theme in this work. … And therefore, as the plan of this work we have undertaken requires, and as occasion offers, we must speak also of the earthly city, which, though it be mistress of the nations, is itself ruled by its lust of rule.”

Critical sites about City of God

Augustine: City of God
A thorough introduction of the themes, structure, and historical importance of the work.
Contains: Plot Summary, Historical Context, Content Analysis, Bibliography
Author: Professor James J. O’Donnell

Other (non-critical) sites about City of God

Reading Group Guide: City of God
Discussion questions for the work.
Contains: Content Analysis

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013