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176—God and the City—D.C. Schindler

By Catholic Culture Podcast ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 25, 2024 | In The Catholic Culture Podcast

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One of the most brilliant philosophers working today, D.C. Schindler, returns to the Catholic Culture Podcast to discuss his latest book, God and the City: An Essay in Political Metaphysics. In it, he draws an analogy between metaphysics as the most comprehensive science in the theoretical order and politics as the most comprehensive science in the practical order. Examining how in metaphysics, God is necessarily involved, yet without being the direct object of that science, Schindler argues that the same is true of the relationship between God and politics. Just as it is in God that the individual person “lives and moves and has its being”, even before revelation and grace enter the picture, God is both the highest good of human community, and intimately present within it.

God and the City: An Essay in Political Metaphysics

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