Political Theory

Freedom, Faith, Sin, and Citizenship in the Thought of St. Augustine


This colloquium focused on Augustine's understanding of human freedom, particularly in the context of fallen human nature, original sin, and humans’ capacities for love and rationality.


Conference Readings

Augustine. Saint Augustine's Confessions. Edited by Henry Chadwick. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Augustine. The City of God against the Pagans. Edited by R. W. Dyson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Augustine. Selected Writings of Saint Augustine. Edited by Roger Hazelton. Cleveland: Meridian Books, 1962.

Augustine. On the Trinity. Edited by G. B. Matthews. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Augustine. Political Writings. Edited by Michael W. Tkacz and Douglas Kries. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1994.

Augustine. The Political Writings of St. Augustine. Edited by Henry Paolucci. Chicago: Gateway, 1962.

Augustine. On Genesis. Edited by J. E. Rotelle. New York: New City Press, 2017.