Click this link to view Richard Dougherty’s recorded lecture on “Augustine on Human Freedom: Politics and Theology in the Roman World.”

This online event, which took place on October 10, 2022, was the opening lecture of the online series “Tyranny and Freedom in Early Christian Thought and the Middle Ages,” organized by Edmund Stewart and Mateusz Stróżyński. Dougherty’s talk explores Augustine’s conception of freedom, primarily in terms of its political ramifications.