Western Political Concepts I Quiz#10

St Augustine and St Thomas on Politics

Fall 2022

 

 

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NAME AND HONOR CODE††††

 

Place the letter of the best answer on the line before the question; write your answer to the bonus question on the lines.

 

___ 1. In On Free Choice, what does Augustine call the love of something that can be taken away from us?

A. sin†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† B. lust††††††††††††† ††††††††††† C. injustice†††††††††††††††††† D. evil

 

___ 2. In City of God, Augustine argues that both Christians and non-Christians agree that the fundamental purpose of political society is:

A. justice††††††††††††††††††††† B. reason††††††††††††††††††††† C. peace†††††††††††††††††††††† D. redemption

___ . According to St. Thomas, the law that is made by governments for the order of society is called:

A. Eternal Law†††††††††††† B. Natural Law†††††††††††† C. Divine Law††††††††††††† D. Human Law

 

___ . According to St. Thomas, the law that provides the theological and religious guidance to salvation is called:

A. Eternal Law†††††††††††† B. Natural Law†††††††††††† C. Divine Law††††††††††††† D. Human Law

 

___ 5. According to St. Thomas, the law that represents manís understanding of the eternal law governing all things is called:

A. Eternal Law†††††††††††† B. Natural Law†††††††††††† C. Divine Law††††††††††††† D. Human Law

 

BONUS: Answer one of the following questions on the lines below.

 

According to Augustine in On Free Choice, why are sinful acts sometimes morally good acts?

OR

According to Augustine in On Free Choice, what are criminal acts sometimes morally good acts.

 

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(I will only read what you write on the lines.)