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Faith, Hope, Love

Publisher:
, 1992
ISBN: 9780898706239

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Overview

This volume is a collection of Josef Pieper’s famous treatises on the three theological virtues of faith, hope, and love. Each of these treatises was originally published as a separate work over a period of 37 years. On Hope was written in 1934 in response to the despair of that era. On Faith was derived from a series of lectures he gave in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His most difficult work, one that he struggled with for years and almost abandoned—was On Love. Pieper felt that it was the most important book he had written. He discusses not only the theological virtue of caritas-agape, but also of eros, sexuality, and even “love” of music and wine.

  • Title: Faith, Hope, Love
  • Author: Josef Pieper
  • Publisher: Ignatius
  • Print Publication Date: 1992
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Pages: 299
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Theological virtues
  • ISBN: 9780898706239
  • Resource ID: LLS:FAITHHOPELOVE
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-09-08T17:15:14Z

Josef Pieper (May 4, 1904 – November 6, 1997) was a German Catholic philosopher, at the forefront of the Neo-Thomistic wave in twentieth century Catholic philosophy. Among his most notable works are The Four Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, Temperance; Leisure: the Basis of Culture; The Philosophical Act and Guide to Thomas Aquinas (published in England as Introduction to Thomas Aquinas). He translated C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain, into German.

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