piety


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a state of often extreme religious ardour

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righteousness by virtue of being pious

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Even minute details governing their family system and manners of daily living are touched upon by the ideals of filial piety (Yi 1983; Lew 1995).
The Winter Olympic Games help us spread the spirit and tradition of filial piety throughout the world, as well as help make love and peace bloom among families.
Piety is arguably a much more nebulous, personal, and internalized trait.
Hypothesis 1: Filial piety will be significantly associated with life satisfaction.
KEYWORDS: Self-determination theory, Confucian-heritage cultures, filial piety, motivation, South Korea
After more than 17 years running the Pelican in her Piety, the publican has decided to surrender the pub for personal reasons," said the spokesman.
Google reminded me that piety is a gift of the Holy Spirit.
The relationship between liturgical life and popular piety remains relatively unexplored in the post-Vatican II Church.
Pleasure and Piety presents illustrations of over 40 paintings by Wtewael, who is considered one of the most important and influential Dutch artists from the seventeenth century.
Piety is the goal of worship; it gives special meaning to simple physical rituals in the eyes of Allah
Many of us unconsciously think we understand faith, or piety, even if we were not taught about it in school or do not live inside it.
In this connection, God says: "Act equitably, that is nearer to piety, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah is Aware of what you do.
Abraham Heschel and the Phenomenon of Piety By Joseph Harp Britton.
Joseph Harp Britton, Abraham Heschel and the Phenomenon of Piety.
Delicately attuned to nuances and alterations in Plato's language, Roslyn Weiss painstakingly--but never uninterestingly--accumulates convincing textual evidence in support of three main theses: (1) The Republic "contains two distinct and irreconcilable portrayals of the philosopher": the "philosophers by nature" of books five and six and the "philosophers by design" of book seven (chapters one through three); (2) Socrates is superior to both of these philosophical types because he displays the virtue, "deliberately suppressed in the Republic," of piety (chapter four); (3) Socrates intentionally blurs the difference between the other-regarding virtue of justice and the self-regarding virtue of moderation (chapter five).