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p. 585. What shall we do to be saved?locked

  • Gillian Clark

Abstract

What is the relationship between humanity and divinity? ‘What shall we do to be saved’ looks at arguments between competing philosophies and religions in pursuit of answers to this question. The views of Augustine, Plato, Homer, Virgil, Augustine, Orosius, Plato, and Pythagoras are examined, amongst others. The ideals of a philosopher's life are discussed alongside the conduct of ordinary people, the nature of the soul, man's place in the universe, and debates over the existence of one god, many gods, or many gods as aspects of one true god. Why does Christian monastic life bring social revolution? and How did social status and personal ties help people to coexist?

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