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  • The book isn't as problematic as I thought. It is modest, saying we can't know things for sure, so we should avoid overt sin and live happily and simply. It is the anti-Nietzsche book.
  • Calvin on pleasure, Book III. Ecclesiastes. If we want to help the poor, that means we think riches are good-- otherwise, we wouldn't ant to make a poor man rich. See Augustine too. On Epicurus.
  • Christian Approval of Epicureanism Author(s): Richard P. Jungkuntz Source: Church History , Sep., 1962, Vol. 31, No. 3 (Sep., 1962), pp. 279-293