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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Saint Augustine (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Saint Augustine

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Catholic Church -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Christianity and politics -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Christianity and politics -- Florida -- Saint Augustine -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- Church history -- 17th century.,
  • Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- Church history -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-214) and index.

StatementRobert L. Kapitzke ; foreword by Jerald T. Milanich.
SeriesThe Ripley P. Bullen series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX1418.S18 K36 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6790063M
ISBN 10081302076X
LC Control Number00051217

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Religion, Power, and Politics in Colonial St. Augustine. By Robert L. Kapitzke. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida. Pp. xi, $) In studying the place of religion, power, and politics in colonial St. Augustine, Robert Kapitzke has restricted himself to the eighty-some years from to the end of the First Spanish Period. The Catholic Historical Review () In studying the place of religion, power, and politics in colonial St. Augustine, Robert Kapitzke has restricted himself to the eighty-some years.   Religion, Power, and Politics in Colonial St. Augustine (review) Religion, Power, and Politics in Colonial St. Augustine (review) Hann, John H. BOOK REVIEWS By the twenty-first century, Hutchison insists, simple tolerance and inclusion were assumed as basic to the social covenant. It was time for full participation of all religious approaches as equal partners in the. American colonies. Religion, Power, and Politics in Colonial St. Augustine is an important contribution to the field of Florida and Spanish American political and social history. It demonstrates the viability of an integrated model of analysis in which the interrelation of religion, politics, and public ceremonies provide us with a more.

A series of lectures on the political aspects of St. Augustine's "City of God" by John Neville Figgis. Excerpts: There are those who are for treating S. Augustine as the typical example of the medieval temperament with its heights and depths, its glories and splendors of imagination, its dialectical ingenuity and its irrational : John Neville Figgis. The first edition of this book was mostly made up of chapters presented at a conference in the spring of In that year’s presidential primaries, which were about at their midpoint when the conference took place, two clergymencandidates were still in the hunt, the Reverend Jesse Jackson as a contender for the Democratic nomination and the Reverend Pat Robertson for the Republican. St. Augustine. When Christianity became the predominant creed of the empire under Constantine (converted ) and the sole official religion under Theodosius (–), political philosophy changed profoundly. St. Augustine’s City of God (–/), written when the empire was under attack by Germanic tribes, sums up and defines a new division between church and state and a conflict. [27] St. Augustine, The City of God, Book II, Ch. 7; Book XIV, (3. In my references to The City of God I am quoting from the Image Books edition, published in by Doubleday & Co., Inc. Compared with other minor and major editions of Augustine’s works, I found the Image Books edition superior in felicity of style and readability.

This book offers a lively analysis of the religious world of colonial St. Augustine, Florida, focusing on the daily rituals that defined a Catholic life, as well as on the conflicts between religious and political leaders that defined and shaped the city's social milieu. Working with documents in both Florida and Spain that correct, amplify, and qualify previous work in the field, Robert. not be recommendable for me to define what were Augustine’s thoughts on church and state with a definite word. North Africa Augustine was born in in the Numidian provincial town of Thagaste in North Africa. At the time of St. Augustine, Thagaste was one of the typical decaying Roman towns of fourth-century North Africa. Robert L. Kapitzke is the author of Religion, Power, and Politics in Colonial St. Augustine ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published )/5. The Castillo de San Marcos took 23 years to build. Completed in , San Marcos sheltered St. Augustine during the raid by South Carolina Governor James Moore and the assault by General James Oglethorpe of Georgia. St. Augustine managed to stay in Spain's possession throughout the French and Indian War.