cardinal virtue

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one of the seven preeminent virtues

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In it, Howard suggests the description of magnificence in Antoninus's Summa was taken from a thirteenth-century tract on the cardinal virtues written by Henry of Rimini, the Dominican prior of SS.
It is a cardinal virtue, and therefore a natural one; it can be cultivated.
Suffering, a cardinal virtue in orthodox Christianity, is not part of the discourse of the charismatic churches.
2 In religion, which T is the cardinal virtue which regulates the desire for pleasure?
Justice is a cardinal virtue and may open the way to a different approach.
THE DAYS WHEN a balanced federal budget was a cardinal virtue of conservative government are long gone.
The State Board of Equalization disagreed with Auerbach in a unanimous vote, but, displaying the cardinal virtue that has sustained his profession over the ages (doggedness), the tax collector was considering a court challenge.
Rigid moral systems are holdovers from the days when all of humanity lived in "command societies" where unquestioning obedience was the cardinal virtue.
Free marketeers love to tout efficiency as a cardinal virtue, but privatization would be terribly inefficient compared to the way Social Security operates.
Obedience to authority, most of all to the emperor, was the cardinal virtue.
harsh" [and therefore clearly definable] "opposites") than it does to the biblical text she interprets, her essay acknowledges "deference" as a cardinal virtue in translators and interpreters (98).
Superior customer service is both a cardinal virtue and a key companion of success in retailing today," said Andersen.
This method in Palparan's madness apparently runs on the delusion that he will fare better in his renewed bid for high office, and that he is in the first place a viable choice for the electorate where public trust is a cardinal virtue.
The fourth cardinal virtue is prudence, "which determines what constitutes the just, faithful, and self-caring way of life" (123).
What happens to the cardinal virtue of temperance and its distinctive attributes, norms, and subsidiary virtues?