Definition of theological virtues in English:
The three virtues of faith, hope, and charity. Often contrasted with natural virtues.
- Tolkien depicts the natural virtues as perfected and fulfilled by the theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity.
- John L. Frank said, ‘I remember Ernest once teaching us that the Christian virtue par excellence was not a theological virtue like faith, hope, or charity, nor was it a cardinal virtue like fortitude, temperance, justice, or prudence.’
- He argues that faithful interpretation of texts ‘ultimately depends upon the theological virtues of faith, hope and love’.
Definition of theological virtues in:
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