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By Eugene TeSelle

TeSelle examines the subject matter of St. Augustine's "two towns" opposed to the historical past of the traditional world's civic imaginative and prescient, with the polis because the leader version for political life. Against so much interpreters' assumptions, TeSelle exhibits that the sojourner, whereas now not totally at domestic within the earthly urban, is nowhere understood as an "alien" and hence has sure rights and obligations within the earthly city.

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