Graciousness

Politeness

Politeness Politeness is the practical application of good manners or etiquette. It is a culturally defined phenomenon, and therefore what is considered polite in one culture can sometimes be quite rude or simply eccentric in another cultural context. While the goal of politeness is to make all of the parties relaxed and comfortable with one another, these...

Bird Hand Holding Chicks Gentle Gently Babies trust

Gentleness

Gentleness Gentleness is the value and quality of one’s character. Being gentle has a long history in many, but not all cultures. Gentleness is considered to play a very important role in life. The quality of gentleness is colloquially understood to be that of kindness, consideration and amiability. Aristotle used it in a technical sense...

Friendship Dog However Friends Kindness Animals

The Virtue of Courtesy

The Virtue of Courtesy I recently drove into a gas station to fill my tank and take advantage of its new, at-the-pump method of payment that dispenses with the need of a human cashier. The computer, however, did not “recognize” my credit card and therefore did not “authorize” its use....

Attributes of God in Christianity

Attributes of God in Christianity The attributes of God are specific characteristics of God discussed in Christian theology. Classification Many Reformed theologians distinguish between the communicable attributes (those that human beings can also have) and the incommunicable attributes (those that belong to God alone).[1] Donald Macleod, however, argues that “All the suggested classifications are artificial and misleading,...

Graciousness: A Cardinal Virtue

Graciousness: A Cardinal Virtue Human beings are equal in dignity, but unequal in talent, status, and reputation. Because the marks of inequality are more conspicuous than dignity, which is a spiritual quality, they often determine and dominate human relationships. Birds of a feather, or men of the same stripe, tend...

Scroll Up