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By Eugene TeSelle

TeSelle examines the subject matter of St. Augustine's "two towns" opposed to the heritage of the traditional world's civic imaginative and prescient, with the polis because the leader version for political life. Against so much interpreters' assumptions, TeSelle exhibits that the sojourner, whereas no longer absolutely at domestic within the earthly urban, is nowhere understood as an "alien" and therefore has yes rights and tasks within the earthly city.

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