Module 2 Discussion.docx - Augustine believed that the church should be the one leader and everyone should follow the church He believed that justice

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Augustine believed that the church should be the one leader and everyone should follow the church. He believed that justice could not be achieved until we became immortal through the church and religion. Aquinas believed that church and state should be separated but they should still follow the teachings of the church. He believed that for society to function well, there must be a sense of togetherness of community and that was through the separation of religion and government. The current state of the relationship of government and religion, i believe auquinas would be most closely related to our current state but it is hard to see the relationship because back in their time, religion was a must, where today, it is more understood
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Unformatted text preview: and accepted to not have religion in your life. Great post I agree, Aquinas believed that church and state should be separated but they should still follow the teachings of the church. I think A ugustine believed that religion and government are very different things and had very different Ends. Separation of Church and State has kept the peace and welfare of society. By mixing them, feuds, animosities and persecutions have been raised, which have deluged the World in Blood, and disgraced human Nature (Boston, n.d.). References Boston, M. D. (n.d.). Augustine v. Aquinas . Retrieved from Atanystreetcorner: ...
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