From Irenaeus to Grotius

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Oliver O'Donovan, Joan Lockwood O'Donovan
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Nov 17, 1999 - Religion - 838 pages
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A reference tool that provides an overview of the history of Christian political thought with selections from second century to the seventeenth century.

From the second century to the seventeenth, from Irenaeus to Grotius, this unique reader provides a coherent overview of the development of Christian political thought. The editors have collected readings from the works of over sixty-five authors, together with introductory essays that give historical details about each thinker and discuss how each has contributed to the tradition of Christian political thought. Complete with important Greek and Latin texts available here in English for the first time, this volume will be a primary resource for readers from a wide range of interests.
 

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Political Community Spiritual Church Individual Right and Dominium
389
John of Paris
397
Dante Alighieri
413
Marsilius of Padua
423
William of Ockham
453
Nicolas Cabasilas
476
John Wyclif
482
Antonios IV
514

Ambrose of Milan
66
John Chrysostom
89
Augustine of Hippo
104
Paulus Orosius
164
Late Antiquity and RomanoGermanic Christian Kingship
169
Gelasius I
177
Agapetos
180
Justinian
189
Gregory I
195
Isidore of Seville
204
John of Damascus
212
Jonas of Orleans
216
Sedulius Scottus
221
The Donation of Constantine
228
The Struggle over Empire and the Integration of Aristotle
231
Gregory VII
240
Norman Anonymous
250
Honorius Augustodunensis
260
Bernard of Clairvaux
268
John of Salisbury
277
Rufinus the Canonist
297
Nikephoros Blemmydes
306
Bonaventure
309
Thomas Aquinas
320
Giles of Rome
362
James of Viterbo
379
Jean Gerson
517
John Fortescue
530
Nicholas of Kues
541
Renaissance Reformation and Redicalism Scholastic Revival and the Consolidation of Legal Theory
549
Thomas More
558
Desiderius Erasmus
570
Martin Luther
581
Francisco de Vitoria
609
The Schleitheim Articles
631
Hans Hergot
638
Stephen Gardiner
647
Philipp Melanchthon
650
John Calvin
662
John Knox
685
John Ponet
695
Thomas Cartwright
702
Vindiciae contra Tyrannos
711
Francisco Suarez
723
Richard Hooker
743
Johannes Althusius
757
William Perkins
771
The Convocation Book
778
Hugo Grotius
787
Subject Index
821
Scripture Index
831
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About the author (1999)

Oliver O'Donovan is a fellow of the British Academy andprofessor emeritus of Christian ethics and practical theologyat the University of Edinburgh. His other books includeThe Desire of the Nations, The Ways of Judgment,and Resurrection and Moral Order.

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