City of God

Recommended by Ellen Wayland-Smith, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #17 in Theology, Ranked #19 in Church Historysee more rankings.

No book except the Bible itself had a greater influence on the Middle Ages than Augustine's City of God. And since medieval Europe was the cradle of modern Western society, this work is vital for understanding our world and how it came into being. less

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Ellen Wayland-Smith Augustine’s City of God created the distinction between the ‘City of God,’ which is perfect, and the earthly city, where we live day-to-day. (Source)

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