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—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Virtue

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    “Unto the Convincing of Men”: Teaching with Power in Missionary Work


    to the Church.” [19] “The Virtue of the Word” As noted previously, the word and the Spirit, when used together, ... it was expedient that they should try the virtue of the word of God” (Alma 31:5). The Articles of Faith state ...

    From Selections from the 2006 Religious Education Student Symposium

    17. Religiosity, Mental Health, and Latter-day Saints: A Preliminary Review of Literature (1923–95)


    of virtues like patience, kindness, etc.) and the “knowledge of the scriptures” variable. Conclusions ... Markstrom-Adams, C, G. Hofstra, and K. Dougher. 1994. “The Ego-Virtue of Fidelity: A Case for the Study of Religion ...

    From Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

    Playing the Games

    Selected Article

    Earl F. Kauffman, “Playing the Games,” in Finding God at BYU, ed. S. Kent Brown, Kaye T. Hanson, and James R. Kearl (Provo, UT: The Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2001), 242–53. Let virtue garnish thy thoughts unceasingly; then shall thy confidence Wax strong in the presence of God ...

    3. Cultural Continuity and Tension: A Test of Stark's Theory of Church Growth


    people have a higher commitment to chastity and moral virtue, including refraining from unacceptable ...

    From Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

    What Faith Is

    Selected Article

    in accordance with virtue” (I:vii). This idea will sound familiar to Latter-day Saints, who believe in being ... is to act? But happiness is not just any activity. It is “an activity of soul in accordance with virtue ... and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, ...

    7. Influences of Taoist Classics on Chinese Philosophy


    of the Way and Virtue” or Tao Te Ching, and the Chuang Tzu. So you had better read both. This afternoon ... kind of virtue, not the secondary minor virtues; that you’ll get the real kind of righteousness, ... the great virtue is substance; all these other small virtues like kindness, liberality, generosity, wisdom, ...

    From Literature of Belief: Sacred Scripture and Religious Experience



    their virtues; don=t look for their faults. Look for their strengths and their virtues, and you will find strength and virtues that will be helpful in your own life.” [4] This not only seems like good advice ...

    From Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views

    1. Joseph Smith and Power


    certain quality of an individual personality, by virtue of which he is set apart from ordinary men ... or qualities.” [2] Charismatic leaders, in most cases, rule by virtue of their divine power. The description ... governed the Church by virtue of his place at the head of the Twelve, an office, not by personal prophetic ...

    From A Firm Foundation

    Profiles of the Prophets: Gordon B. Hinckley


    generously compliment virtue and effort.” [8] We must walk with hope and faith. We must speak ... and mother in this fitting tribute: “To her I give all the credit for the virtues of our family, including ... 2000                            Published Standing for Something: Ten Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes ...

    From Volume 7 Number 1, 2006 of The Religious Educator



    such as baking and sewing, but were also carefully schooled in patriotic virtues and taught to prepare ... standards of virtue and discipline. Meetings were often held on Sundays. Jungvolk (Young People): All German ...

    From Under the Gun