12786Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: MP nachala sud! Bozos in the woodwork!
- Oct 27, 2004In a message dated 10/27/2004 8:34:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
Do you know that the gist of this Divine Right
was that those anointed tsars were responsible before God for their
I seem to recall learning that the primary principle of the Divine Right of
Monarchies was the idea that the monarch is ultimately the sole ruler of the
country and is accountable only to God and, was it not Catherine the Great who
advanced this philosophy within Russia and established a bureaucratic nobility?
Also, did not the philosophy of the Divine Rights of Monarchies have as its
primary intellectual advocate the French RC Bishop Jacques Bossuet [whom
Catherine must have read]?
rdr. john dunn
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