Category: Values & Virtues

Pick Me

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I saw an ad for a dating service using the words Christian Values as an requirement to sign up for the service. Many things can go wrong on the road to virtue, such that the possibility that virtue is lost, but this vulnerability is an essential feature of the human condition, which makes the attainment of the good life all the more valuable. The foundation of human values are based on · Dignity of human life · Respect and consideration for the "other" · The importance...
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The Children's Book: A Collection of Short Stories and

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Like the Seven Deadly Sins, the Seven Cardinal Virtues are divided into two categories. Integrity is a synonym for "good character," except that good character also, by our definition, calls for the following trait (peacefulness) as well. They adopt trends, styles and behaviors to repackage biblical truths to fit cultural norms. It should consider the question before it from a legal perspective ... while keeping in mind that the Charter has established the essentially secular nature of Canadian society.
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Sold Out: Diary Number 6 (Diary of a Teenage Girl)

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I learned who I was and who I wanted to be, what I might aspire to, and what I might dare to dream about my world and myself. Whether or not we think the various answers that religious traditions have given to these existential questions are reasonable, we must acknowledge the profundity of the attempts, their powerful influence on people's thinking and lives, and the universality of the concerns they address.
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Blessings in Disguise (Good Girlz)

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Not only that, but overall, Mill’s proof is imprecise at times and lacking in rigor. The episodes were typically driven by the esca- pades of the children. This is happening!” he said. “There are no mistakes. Subscribe to ASCD Express, our twice-monthly e-mail newsletter, to have practical, actionable strategies and information delivered to your e-mail inbox twice a month. In contrast, many people today understand human freedom merely as the ability to make a choice, with no objective norm or good as the goal.
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Bicycle Summer

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Nor are the natural or acquired moral virtues necessarily connected with charity, though they may be so occasionally. In 1965 and 1966 Time magazine reported on the a growing sense that "God was dead", [62] [63] - though 5 years later it would be reporting on the notable Jesus Movement [64] [65] Attempts to impugn the authority of the Bible continued to increase, with more recent efforts seeking to impose more specious liberal interpretations of it. [66] The term " progressives " began to be more often used to describe liberals, while their own form of historical revisionism was increasingly seen.
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Grace. Morris Gleitzman

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Phil Vischer, the creator of Veggie Tales, has produced a popular video series to teach kids about the books and stories of the Bible. No one asks someone for something unless he hopes to obtain what he is asking for. Probably the simplest categorization... define and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the three ethical systems of virtue, duty, and consequential ethics using the understanding... Our values change with the culture we confront.
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Amen, L.A.

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Research finds that greater than 90 percent of us believe that children should be taught honesty, acceptance of different races and ethnicities, love of county, moral courage, and caring for friends and family in the public schools. It was there I noticed the placement back into the richer classical language of "goods" but, in my naievete at the time, thought we were dealing with an error of translation into the English from the Latin. I think that what we will see is the Church gradually getting rid of the term 'values', wherever it appears.
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You Only Live Once

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Later on he is taught more about values in school. To define more explicitly what is involved in the moral perspective of Jesus will require presently more extended treatment. The bottom line often came down to either very different personalities or very different values. But "faith apart from works is dead": when it is deprived of hope and love, faith does not fully unite the believer to Christ and does not make him a living member of his Body. An essential and permanent part of the Christian family's sanctifying role consists in accepting the call to conversion that the Gospel addresses to all Christians, who do not always remain faithful to the "newness" of the Baptism that constitutes them "saints."
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Skinny: A Novel

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Hebrews tells us what honors our Lord: "Therefore, when Christ came into the world, he said: "Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you prepared for me; with burnt offerings and sin offerings you were not pleased. Procedural safeguards are designed to prevent that abuse. They have made God’s Law their own, so they will never slip from His path." We have argued that if character education is not to be shallow, students must acquire some sense of the deep justifications for morality; the focus there, however, was on providing a measure of support for consensus virtues and values.
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Bittersweet

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But often, finding and raising these kinds of believers pose the greatest difficulty and struggle of most local church leaders. For those who have no natural family the doors of the great family which is the Church-the Church which finds concrete expression in the diocesan and the parish family, in ecclesial basic communities and in movements of the apostolate-must be opened even wider. Kant stated that concept of a good will from morally... The Virtues Project IS religious, and therefore is not appropriate for general presentation to all students (as distinct from selected religious groups) in a secular setting such as a State Government school - unless it is part of an agreed religious syllabus which has the full endorsement and support of all, or most, local religious (including Christian, Jewish, Muslim and/or others) leaders, as well as that of the majority of parents happy for such a joint-religious programme to be presented to their children.
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