On Lying
On Lying
St. Augustine

Rev. H. Browne, M.A.
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On Lying

Introduction

Section 1. There is a great question about Lying, which often arises in the midst of…

Section 6. On the other hand, those who say that we must never lie…

Section 7. Neither do they confess that they are awed by those citations from the Old…

Section 9. But if no authority for lying can be alleged…

Section 10. As concerning purity of body; here indeed a very honorable regard seems to come…

Section 11. But if any man supposes that the reason why it is right for a…

Section 12. Thus has the question been on both sides considered and treated…

Section 22. What then, if a homicide seek refuge with a Christian…

Section 24. But one sometimes comes to a case of this kind…

Section 27. As, when we read in the Gospel, "Thou hast received a blow in the…

Section 28. It is also written, "But I say unto you…

Section 29. As that, "Take no thought for the morrow…

Section 30. Moreover, it was said to the Apostles that they should take nothing with them…

Section 31. Thus then what is written, "The mouth that lieth…

Section 32. Manifestly also in the Gospel we find the mouth of the heart…

Section 35. Moreover what is written "Thou wilt destroy all that speak leasing…

Section 36. For, concerning FALSE witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the…

Section 38. Certain it is, albeit all this disputation go from side to side…

Section 41. There resulteth then from all these this sentence…

Section 43. So great blindness, moreover, hath occupied men's minds…




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