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Saints and virtues

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saints -- Comparative studies,
  • Virtues,
  • Religious ethics -- Comparative studies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Stratton Hawley.
    SeriesComparative studies in religion and society ;, 2
    ContributionsHawley, John Stratton, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL488 .S35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2730917M
    ISBN 100520059840
    LC Control Number86024993

    Reading the lives of Catholic saints is a great way to know more about the catechism. Kids and adults are encouraged by reading lives of the saints. We see the same heroic virtues and miracles in their lives as Jesus offered as His proofs that He is the Son of God. She is one of my favorite Catholic saints. Buy the book Maid of Heaven. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines virtue as "a habitual and firm disposition to do the good." Traditionally, the seven Christian virtues or heavenly virtues combine the four classical cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, temperance, and courage (or fortitude) with the three theological virtues of faith, hope, and were adopted by the Church Fathers as .

    Title: Uncommon Virtues: Seven Saints Who Shaped Our Faith Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Foundry Publishing Publication Date: Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: X ISBN Stock No: WWPages: This book takes 12 Christian virtues—one for each month, with a reading for each day of the year—and shows you how to master each one. Featuring episodes and sayings from the lives of the Saints, it covers Perfection, Humility, Mortification, Patience, Meekness, Confidence, Charity, among 5/5(11).

      In Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, these saints are presented for us to emulate. Their lives and struggles may have been difficult, but each overcame weakness and developed strong character. In addition to the saints, modern-day people who embody these virtues are introduced, so we can learn how to model them in today’s world. This book takes 12 Christian virtues—one for each month, with a reading for each day of the year—and shows you how to master each one. Featuring episodes and sayings from the lives of the Saints, it covers Perfection, Humility, Mortification, Patience, Meekness, Confidence, Charity, among others.


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Saints and Virtues book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book explores a larger family of saints—those celebrated not just 4/5(5). All other virtues hinge on the following four Cardinal virtues: Prudence: St. Thomas Aquinas once said that prudence was the primary cardinal virtue, because it is concerned with the intellect.

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