Published January 25, 1999
by Oneworld Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
Buy a cheap copy of God's Big Book of Virtues: A Treasury of by Juliet Mabey. This thoughtful anthology draws on the wisdom and strength of voices past and present, religious and secular, to aid our pursuit of such noble qualities as Free shipping over $ William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues, an instructive and inspiring anthology that will help children understand and develop character -- and help adults teach them. From the Bible to American history, from Greek mythology to English poetry, from fairy tales to modern fiction, these stories are a rich mine Released on: Septem William J. Bennett has collected hundreds of stories in The Book of Virtues, an instructive and inspiring anthology that will help children understand and develop character -- and help adults teach them. From the Bible to American history, from Greek mythology to English poetry, from fairy tales to modern fiction, these stories are a rich mine Cited by: This book is a fine collection of great quotations by famous authors on the topics of the well-known virtues of life: Love, Humility, Faith, Patience, Perseverance, Wisdom, Joy, and several more. The author also includes some s: 7.
Based on the title alone, one might assume that The Book of Virtues is a dusty, half-forgotten classic chock full of words like “assuage.” But one would be sorely mistaken. The Book of Virtues was published in , when William Bennett, a former Secretary of Education, noticed that many children were growing up with a moral deficiency: concepts like loyalty were difficult for these. God's Big Picture book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. especially if it presented a list of virtues to consider (e.g. Galatians ). if one wants to learn about the major themes of the Bible as one proceeds through the various books, is The Kingdom of God by John Bright. flag 1 like Like see /5(). A book appeared recently entitled The Loss of Virtue. It made the point that virtue, both public and private, is becoming a rarity today. Indeed, vice, not virtue, seems to be in the ascendancy. Old fashioned virtues like faithfulness, loyalty and purity are scoffed at today, while vices like selfishness and greed seem to be promoted at every turn. Adventures from the Book of Virtues Faith.
“Patience with God involves faith, and to exercise faith is to surrender final control of one’s life. To lack faith is to give in to one’s desire for control. So our patience with God will only be as strong as our ability to overcome this desire and surrender every aspect of our lives.” – James S. Spiegel "This too shall pass." AA slogan. These are God's values, God's virtues. They are, of course, the nine powerful "fruits of the Spirit" listed in the Bible. Unlike the mere "family values" platitudes that are endlessly trumpeted these days, these unforgettable and life-changing virtues are firmly grounded in God's enduring Word/5(2). This book is about how to live a Catholic life practically. It focuses on the practical application of virtue and how to grow in it. The only draw back would be . Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find God's Treasury of Virtues () by Honor Books.