theological virtues


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theological virtues

pl n
(Theology) (esp among the scholastics) those virtues that are infused into man by a special grace of God, specifically faith, hope, and charity. Compare natural virtues
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theological virtues

nplvirtù fpl teologali
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In terms of transforming meaningless suffering--in making a go of life in the struggle with disability and impairment--the theological virtues become the bridge between God's action and our own, since God works not principally by supernatural intervention, but through cooperative grace, empowering us to have faith, hope, and love.
The cardinal and theological virtues structure the book, with the latter hall considering how "big-picture" ideas transform natural law reasoning.
A very Thomistic framework, it covers the cardinal and theological virtues.
briefly flags the differences among the three theological virtues [17-18]).
argues, was to provide criteria and method for the process of discernment, in particular by integrating the theological virtues into the rules for discernment.
Genuinely new (and greater) possibilities in this regard will depend on radically new understandings and practices of the theological virtues.
He concludes the text with a return to the virtue of chastity, this time renewed and perfected with an infusion of the theological virtues, "especially in the form of charity" (155).
THREE Christian theological virtues are faith, hope and charity and the greatest of these is charity yet the Anglican and the Catholic churches have come together to oppose the latest technical innovation which can relieve successive generations of the hideous Mitochondria disease.
The church, a sanctuary to the three theological virtues -- faith, hope and charity -- was the last place Zokieya Knuckles expected to feel the painful blow of rejection.
But (beyond adding "mixed" or physico-mathematical sciences) Aquinas reclassified all the disciplines by virtue, scope, and method, thus integrating the theological virtues (faith, hope, and charity), which approach the same ultimate realities that metaphysics does by reasoning from commonly accessible experience, but starting from God's revelation of himself to man (and man to himself).
Early in the book Dominic Doyle provides some helpful conceptual clarity by reflecting on the three theological virtues of faith, hope, and love.
A first-time commitment at camp predicted a moderate increase in theological virtues, but recommitment to God was not a significant predictor of a change in theological virtues.