virtuous conduct

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The Deistic ideas followed those expressed in the seventeenth century by Lord Herbert of Cherbury, brother of George Herbert, who held that the worship due to the Deity consists chiefly in reverence and virtuous conduct, and also that man should repent of sin and forsake it and that reward and punishment, both in this life and hereafter, follow from the goodness and justice of God.
The connection to virtuous conduct, though doubtless possible, is not automatic; Arvidsson and Peitersen seem to consider it inevitable.
In these sermons, self-reliance is the source of virtuous conduct and the means of achieving saving character while conformity, dishonesty, and other forms of self-negation impede all growth in that direction.
According to Buddhism, what makes an action good is that it is well-motivated, well-intentioned, and wise; and this can be understood as a general analysis of virtuous conduct.
of Oxford, the UK) translates four texts--The way of fidelity and trustworthiness, Failure and success appear at their respective times, Five aspects of virtuous conduct, and Human nature is brought forth by decree--from the Warring States period to examine their philology and approach to presenting the text, with attention to both the underlying philosophy of the text and the method of its formulation, thus distinguishing between the texts in a new way.
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Saladin's virtuous conduct attracted a number of followers loyal to the ideals and vision he believed in.
By "true religion" Witherspoon did not mean confession of particular sectarian dogmas, but the life of a soul tempered by genuine Christian faith issuing in virtuous conduct.
5) Recapitulating and building on Viable Values, Smith now fleshes out the "how" of a flourishing life, that is, what it is like to manifest virtuous conduct over the course of a lifetime.
For women, virtuous conduct is defined by adherence to the three submissions (to father in childhood, husband in marriage, and elder son in widowhood) and their accompanying virtues, especially filial piety (hieu) and chastity (tiet) (Marr 58-9, 192; Nhu-Quynh and Schafer 769; Jamieson 18).
He argues that psychological medicine, in particular, substituted the treatment of disease for the punishment of moral transgression and became both the arbiter and enforcer of virtuous conduct.
3] It is the type of imagination that fosters virtuous conduct and the righting of wrongs, including teacher-student relationships, and by that leads to more equitable outcomes.