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Supernatural virtue   /sˌupərnˈætʃərəl vˈərtʃu/   Listen
Supernatural virtue

According to Christian ethics: one of the three virtues (faith, hope, and charity) created by God to round out the natural virtues.  Synonym: theological virtue.

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"Supernatural virtue" Quotes from Famous Books

... towards righteousness, which are so different from those which are functioning at present along the lines of contemporary industrial "reform." Justice is a "natural" virtue with a real place in society, but the only saving force today is a supernatural virtue. This, amongst other things, Christ brought into the world and left as the saving force amongst the race He had redeemed and in the society reconstituted in accordance with His will. This supernatural virtue is Charity, sometimes expressed in the simpler form of Love, the essence of the social ...
— Towards the Great Peace • Ralph Adams Cram

Words linked to "Supernatural virtue" :   religion, hope, theological virtue, religious belief, faith, cardinal virtue, charity, brotherly love

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