Gustavo Adolfo Santos

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Gustavo Adolfo Santos received his Ph.D. in Political Theory from Catholic University of America. He was a Program Officer at Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Brazil (2002-2007), Guest Scholar at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame (2012), and Vice-Director at Oficina Municipal - School of Citizenship and Public Management in Brazil (2013-present).

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The Differentiation of Authority: The Medieval Turn Toward Existence. James Greenaway. Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2012.
 
James Greenaway’s book The Differentiation of Authority: The Medieval Turn Toward Existence is a tour de force study of the process of differentiation of order during the Middle Ages, which resulted in the birth of modern Western civilization. Greenaway endeavors to show…

Christians as Political Animals: Taking the Measure of Modernity and Modern Democracy. Marc Guerra. Wilmington, DE: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2010.

 
The book is an Augustinian-inspired critique of the tendency on the part of modern Christians or Catholics to view liberal democracy as the exclusively good regime. The author wishes to recall, rather, that Christianity is a transpolitical faith that should…