Hist 1010 Question 9 - came before him For his advisors he...

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Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 October 14, 2010 Question: How did religion and politics overlap in Constantine’s conversion? In my view it seems that Constantine had come to know and realize the limits of military and political force and now looked into divine enrichment and intervention. Constantine had come to realize the errors in politics by his predecessors and decided to take a different path by glorifying one “Supreme God during his whole life”. By doing this Constantine saw himself differentiating himself and correcting the political and moral mistakes made by the people that
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Unformatted text preview: came before him. For his advisors he had “priests of god” instead of oracles which his predecessors had. He showed that within his politics and advising circles not only mental and brute force were needed but also the force and intervention of the one almighty god to help guide him to glory. By changing the political views and religious views in government Constantine assured himself a place in history by separating his views from those who came before him....
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