Peter Stanlis, “Augustinian Passion and Thomist Reasoning,” 1953.

Unsung for the most part, Peter Stanlis co-led the Burkean revival of the twentieth century (along with Russell Kirk).  A devout Roman Catholic, he wrote frequently on the application of theological concepts to politics and culture.

This is a vital piece exploring the difference between two major schools of Christian Humanism: the Augustinian and the Thomist.

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2 Comments on “Peter Stanlis, “Augustinian Passion and Thomist Reasoning,” 1953.

  1. I suppose Scotism is supposed to be a species of Augustinianism? I never heard before that Augustine defended the immaculate conception

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