Lecture 23 - Lecture 23 12/04/08 Blessed are the...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 23 12/04/08 Blessed are the Peacemakers  Non-violence in the face of violence Christs insistence z  on love for the other (which can not be found Achilles warrior code) Undermining  authority, hierarchy  . According to the warrior code the strongest always wins which puts Achilles at the top of the hierarchy. Christs stance  is democratic: all people are the same Ethical z  attempt to remove violence St. Augustine (354- 4 30 AD) Confessions � Comes from Hippo in Northern Africa. His mother was a Christian. Originally his religious approach is more of Manicheanism  . Manicheanism reflects the dualism of the world. Manicheanism believes the world, a fallen place, is created by demiurge  . However, his idea of the cosmology  of the world emphasizes oneness  , a kind of totality, instead of dualism....
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Lecture 23 - Lecture 23 12/04/08 Blessed are the...

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