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The art of living : the cardinal virtues and the freedom to love

Author: Edward Sri
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press ; Greenwood Village, CO : Augustine Institute, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"A consummate teacher, Dr. Sri leads us through the virtues with engaging examples and an uncanny ability to anticipate and answer our most pressing questions. Dr. Sri shows us in his inimitable, easy-to-read style, that the virtues are the basic life skills we need to give the best of ourselves to God and to the people in our lives. In short, the practice of the virtues give us the freedom to love." -- Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Sri
ISBN: 9781950939374 1950939375 9781950939268 195093926X
OCLC Number: 1264272929
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Virtue and the art of living --
Healing our desires --
Four characteristics of virtue --
How to grow in virtue : three keys --
How the four cardinal virtues work together --
Prudence : the charioteer of the virtues --
Don't fall : counsel and the first step of prudence --
Wise judgment : protecting the kingdom --
Decisiveness --
Do not be anxious --
Fortitude : attacking and enduring difficulties --
Magnanimity : called to greatness --
Vanity : seeking the praise of men --
Patience : bearing sorrows well --
Perseverance and constancy --
Temperance and self-possession --
Temperance and the art of eating --
Virtuous anger, sinful anger --
Humility and pride --
Lust, chastity, and the freedom to love --
Justice : responsibility and relationships --
First things first : worship, devotion, and the virtue of religion --
Showing honor : respect, gratitude, kindness and generosity --
The feathers of gossip : how our words can build up or tear down --
Our responsibility : tithing, almsgiving, and care for the poor.
Responsibility: Edward Sri.

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"A consummate teacher, Dr. Sri leads us through the virtues with engaging examples and an uncanny ability to anticipate and answer our most pressing questions. Dr. Sri shows us in his inimitable, easy-to-read style, that the virtues are the basic life skills we need to give the best of ourselves to God and to the people in our lives. In short, the practice of the virtues give us the freedom to love." -- Amazon.com.

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