“What the heart most loves and wants the mind finds reasonable, the emotions find valuable, and the will finds doable” Citing Augustine, Tim Keller makes “two brief points” about the Christian view of loving God: Loving God means loving him
On love and society The things we love individually not only determine our character, but what a society loves collectively shapes its culture. This latter idea was the heart of Augustine’s great work City of God. He believed societies
Praying for happiness This is the fundamental prayer for happiness from a mind that the Spirit has cleared of illusions. Augustine writes: “We love God, therefore, for what He is in Himself, and we love ourselves and our neighbors for
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