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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 23 12/04/08 Blessed are the Peacemakers &#2; Non-violence in the face of violence Christs insistence z &#31; on love for the other (which can not be found Achilles warrior code) Undermining &#2; authority, hierarchy &#2; . According to the warrior code the strongest always wins which puts Achilles at the top of the hierarchy. Christs stance &#2; is democratic: all people are the same Ethical z &#31; attempt to remove violence St. Augustine (354- 4 30 AD) Confessions &#2;&#0; Comes from Hippo in Northern Africa. His mother was a Christian. Originally his religious approach is more of Manicheanism &#2; . Manicheanism reflects the dualism of the world. Manicheanism believes the world, a fallen place, is created by demiurge &#2; . However, his idea of the cosmology &#2; of the world emphasizes oneness &#2; , a kind of totality, instead of dualism....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2010 for the course EUR 101 taught by Professor Westphalen during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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