Virtuous Society

 

La nouvelle Jerusalem

 

I’ve just come across a very thoughtful blog produced by a young returned missionary, and I want to mention it here for those who might be interested:

 

http://virtuoussociety.com

 

The title of the blog strikes me in particular, I suppose, because one of my favorite books in the Islamic philosophical tradition — in certain ways, but by no means all, something of an Islamized version of Plato’s Republic (another favorite of mine) — is al-Farabi’s The Virtuous City.  And because I’ve always had a strong interest in the notion of “utopia” and the social order of the Millennium.  Not that that’s what Tom Stringham’s blog is necessarily about . . .

 

 

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