In this paper, I explore how Frederick Douglass’ and St. Augustine's understanding of the corruption of God's word produced their respective achievement of freedom. In examining Augustine’s Confessions and Douglass’ Narrative, we come to understand the moral imperative of public service both thinkers promoted; the idea that individuals have a distinct social obligation to share their knowledge in a promotion of the greater good.
"Liberating the Truth in Augustine’s Confessions and Douglass’ Narrative,"
Compass: An Undergraduate Journal of American Political Ideas: Vol. 6:
2, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.jsu.edu/compass/vol6/iss2/1