|LC Classifications||BX2182 .J38|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
|LC Control Number||55006518|
In this wise and humane book, Eric Silverman examines the virtue of love and the benefits of having this virtue. Silverman weaves medieval and contemporary philosophical perspectives on love, happiness and well-being together with empirical research to defend a neo-Thomistic account of love and to argue that the virtue of love benefits its possessor in a variety of by: 2. We are created to love God: sanctity -- Nazareth, a school of love and sanctity: the spirit of faith -- Magdalen, a heroine of love -- Christ liveth in me -- Jesus after the flagellation and crowning of thorns: the virtue of hope -- Jesus on the Cross -- Jesus, a martyr of love: God loved in our neigbour -- The joy of pleasing Jesus -- Sharing Jesus' happiness: zeal for souls -- Jesus our. In this masterful collection, Michael Sherwin shows us that we need both love and virtue to guide and nourish our deepest desires. Furthermore, for Christians love and virtue flow from discipleship to Jesus Christ and the grace of the Holy Spirit. Sherwin writes with grace and erudition.5/5(2). The Book of Love is a testament to the enduring nature of our own good, a good expressed through the human bond. In the tradition of William J. Bennett's The Book of Virtue, The Book of Love is a collection to be treasured, and shared, but most of all, it will guide us to express and to pass on the greatest of life's virtues: (21).
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking. It is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.". William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues, an instructive and inspiring anthology that will help children understand and develop character -- and help adults teach them. From the Bible to American history, from Greek mythology to English poetry, from fairy tales to modern fiction, these stories are a rich mine. The Virtue of Love What is love as a virtue? The bestowing of unconditional love and having a positive impact on the lives of others. Showing a genuine concern for the good of others, with unselfish acts of kindness such as: compassion, caring, thoughtfulness, service, and . "The Virtue of Selfishness" is an excellent introduction to the ideas. I was told to pick up this particular book because I wanted to learn about rights. I wanted to know why one should have them, where they come from, what makes them valid, etc. This book answered it. I think what makes the book great is that it is a collection of s:
John Moot gives us two viewpoints - one from the husband, one from the wife - in "Virtue," a novel about circumstances and how you handle them. Told in alternating voices, Moot describes a family at a crossroads. Husband Tom is a philosophy teacher who is trying to finish a book that may upset the college president/5. Buy The virtue of love; meditations. by Paul de Jaegher online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop : Paul de Jaegher. Books shelved as virtue-ethics: After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory by Alasdair MacIntyre, The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, Dialogues and Essays by. The moral virtues are attitudes, and good habits that govern one's actions, passions, and conduct according to reason; and are acquired by human effort. Immanuel Kant said, "Virtue is the moral strength of the will in obeying the dictates of duty". The cardinal virtues .