one of the three graces: faith, hope, or charity, infused into the human intellect and will by a special grace of God.
- Also called supernatural virtue.
- Compare natural virtue.
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How to use theological virtue in a sentence
If they inculcate virtue, it is that theological virtue whose inutility we have sufficiently shown.Letters To Eugenia | Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
But religion is neither an intellectual nor a theological virtue, but a moral virtue, for it is part of justice.On Prayer and The Contemplative Life | St. Thomas Aquinas
Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess, but error.
The Baron, a very pious old man, practised that fine theological virtue which we used to cultivate at Blois—Hope!Letters of Two Brides | Honore de Balzac
Righteousness is no hazy, theological virtue, having little to do with every-day life and small resemblance to secular morality.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III | Alexander Maclaren