“Love of home” is central to conservative political philosophy. We at the Reformed Conservative contend that Oikophilia is a biblical concept.
The Augustinian anthropology of sin contained an ethical implication. Members of the City of God have a duty to love God, for this alone restores peace and order to their beings.
No pre-society civilization ever existed. All sentient moral beings are by definition relational. Therefore, man’s desire to love and be loved is the cause of civilization.