Category Archives: Values & Virtues

Essence of Lilly (What Now? Collection) (Volume 6)

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For example, at CSB, each first-year student brings a familial representation of herself that is sewn into a large quilt; the first-year class is, metaphorically, sewn together. Independence Determining a course of action free from control by others. Why, they might ask, do more married women seem to be emphasizing their careers as over against their traditional family obligations? is this an example of the kind of selfish individualism that has been eroding family commitments since the 1960s?

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Take My Soul (Short Story)

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This type of maturity necessitates we will sometimes have to choose attitudes and behavior s that run counter to our friends, our families, and the world at large. For instance, activists are regularly instructed to practice civility because the Gospels command Christians to love their neighbors, and they are encouraged to be honest because God forbids believers from bearing false witness. A first step toward protecting the heart from adultery is to restrain our eyes from wandering and contemplating adultery (II Peter 2:14; Hosea 2:2).

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WordPlay: New Christian Parables: The Ventriloquist & The

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Furthermore, well-being does not admit to comparisons with other individuals. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984. The following chapters and the workbook at the end of this book outline an organized process with proven instruments and tools to help you establish both these sets of criteria. The Romans had a strong sense of how they thought their citizens should behave and what they should be, and they also had a set of virtues that described how the country as a whole should govern and interact with other societies.

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Skinny: A Novel (Teen Books: NavPress)

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This is somehow an embarrassment for a lot of people -- that Martin was a minister." Indeed, culture is only educational when young people can relate their study to real-life situations with which they are familiar. And in a sense a parasitical mentality and identity can be compared to a psychopathic mentality and identity. Paul gives Timothy guidelines by which to teach and he includes providing for one�s relatives as a work ethic.

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Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus: And Other

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Mora! fragments and Moral Community A Proposal for Q/urdb ttt Society. Nevertheless, we maintain that, as a global ethical and legal problem, corruption can be addressed by global virtue ethics, in conjunction with auditing and monitoring policies and procedures. See also Gustavo Gutierrez’ A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics and Salvation (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1973). A study shows that typically liberal college students live in an environment that "allows for a lifestyle that essentially extends the adolescent period," resulting in higher "drinking," "property theft," and "unstructured socializing with friends" compared with peers who do not go to college.

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Notes from a Spinning Planet--Papua New Guinea

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He seems to specifically call attention to the principle rather than the specific Old Testament application of that principle in vs. 9 and 10. Honorable character and citizenship are the responsibilities of current students and a lofty aspiration for their futures. D. from Cambridge University in 1978 and has developed field specialties in Roman imperial society, especially family history, Roman law and ancient economic history.

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What Matters Most (Diary of a Teenage Girl)

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Who is weak without my feeling that weakness? Faith, hope, and charity influence human virtues by increasing their stability and strength for our lives. However, while Hacker-Wright claims that on a virtue ethic “The character of the agent is recognized as ineliminable in picking out facts as they figure in our moral deliberation,” this does not strictly speaking seem to be true, as prior to virtue there is value which it is up to the just or virtuous person to respond with sensitivity (pp. 461, 463, 464).

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Deceived: Lured from the Truth (Secrets)

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Reverence for the Lord is pure, lasting forever. To see the significance of this a little background may prove helpful. It is important not to make an erroneous distinction in how we think about society by viewing religion as somehow separate from the secular. By praying to obtain all 7 of the capital virtues, we can put a stop to satan and his plan to destroy our lives. Williamsburg, Vt: BiCast. 1993 GoollshJsn, Harold, and Harlene Anderson. 'Human Systems as Linguistic Systems: Preliminary and Evolving Ideas About ibe Implications for Clinical Theory."

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SCENARIOS 1 & 2--Dare to Be Different: 2 Interactive Stories

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This is where the virtues of faith and hope must establish the horizon for our view of love. 'When I indwell the story of God's reign, 1 come to see others differently, They are not merely the objects of my affection, nor the source of my affirmation, but the ones fbr whom Christ died. The roots of American fundamentalism actually lie in the late 19th century, when time-honored assumptions about biblical truth were challenged.

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Who Have I Become: A Virtuous Life Series

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Generosity also involves giving to others not simply anything in abundance but rather giving those things that are good for others. Vast fields are Ripening all around us and are ready now for the Harvest. Just as the command and consequence approaches have to determine which commands and consequences are truly good, the character approach has to determine which virtues are good. But since all of these pagan kings were great warriors in their youth, the tension between these two important roles seems inevitable and ultimately irreconcilable.

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