Faith is one of the three theological virtues
-- faith, hope, and charity.
To these four natural virtues, Christian theologians added the three supernatural or theological virtues
of faith, hope, and charity (or love).
While the contemplative, as well as the active, person needs all the cardinal and theological virtues
, time apart from the peopled world provides opportunities for introspection and keen awareness of one's inner order.
Among the wonderful essays here is "Considering the Theological Virtues
," an explanation (not apology) for the religious writer.
THE LEAST SPOKEN of these three "theological virtues
" is, almost always, hope.
Thomas Aquinas on Living by the Theological Virtues
, Leuven-Paris-Bristol: Peeters, 2015, 308 pp., 16 x 24, ISBN 978-90-429-3221-0.
(8) Likewise, there two sets of virtues: moral virtues that typically are acquired by habituation, and theological virtues
that are infused by God's grace.
Also appearing in Part I is Elizabeth Wolfe's contribution, "The Theological Virtues
and the Problem of an Absent God in Supernatural," which deals with what was perhaps the show's most difficult problem: the ubiquitous presence of demons and angels but a conspicuously, willfully absent Judeo- Christian God.
J." is compiled and edited with and informative introduction by Thomas Park and is a 1053 page compendium comprised of 'A Treatise on Laws and God the Lawgiver'; 'A Defense of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith'; A Work on the Three Theological Virtues
: Faith, Hope, and Charity'.
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 four natural and three theological virtues
(prudence, justice, temperance and fortitude, crowned by faith, hope, and charity) become Fornieri's wisdom, prudence, duty, magnanimity, rhetoric, and patriotism.
And, as I looked around at the community gathered, looked back up at the shepherd speaking to his flock, I immediately thought of one of the theological virtues