The Moral Virtue of Temperance – Part 4 of 5


Continuing Father Pegues’ discussion of virtues associated with temperance, we now discuss modesty and two of its species. The virtue of modesty “restrains the sensitive appetite in things that are less difficult to regulate than those which are the object of temperance, continence, clemency, and meekness.” These “less difficult” things are “the desire of one’s […]

The Moral Virtue of Temperance – Part 4 of 5

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