Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Augustine Quote (The Episcopate)

"'He that desireth the episcopate desireth a good work.' The episcopate is the title of a work, not of an honour. He that loves to govern rather than to do good is no bishop. It is unseemly to covet the high position requisite for governing the people, even though that position be held and that government be administered in a seemly manner" (Augustine The City of God Bk. 19:19).

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