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Modesty and moderation

Edmund Chishull

Modesty and moderation

or, the true relative duty of the tolerated and establish"d parties in any society of men : being a sermon preach"d ... at Hertford, on March the 3d, 1711/12

by Edmund Chishull

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Published by printed for J. Round in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ESTCT102952.

Statementby Edmund Chishull ....
The Physical Object
Pagination31,[1]p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16243252M

"Christian girls, think also of this: the more elegant you will be, and the more pleasing, if you dress with simplicity and discreet modesty." On November 8, , Pope Pius presented the still-valid principles of modesty in dress. Clothing fulfills three necessary requirements: hygiene, decency and adornment. For example, too much courage is foolhardy and could get you killed. Too little courage and you avoid healthy risks and are seen as a coward. Too much modesty and you may be seen as shy and withdrawn. Too little modesty and you become irritating and boastful. And so on. Aristotle’s 12 virtues: 1) Courage – bravery. 2) Temperance – moderation.

The Bible teaches that people should dress modestly and in moderation. When in comes to women, scripture states: In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array (1 Timothy ). What Does the Bible Say About Modesty? “the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly clothing” (Timothy ). The Book of Peter echoes these sentiments, teaching, “Do not let your adornment be merely outward — arranging the hair, wearing gold or.

Modesty protects the mystery of persons. It encourages patience and moderation in relationships. Modesty is decency. It inspires one’s choice of clothing. It keeps silence or reserve where there is evident risk of unhealthy curiosity. It is discreet. There is modesty of the feelings as well as of the body.   Modesty can refer to self-restraint in every area of life. Saint Thomas Aquinas: “Augustine says (De Morib. Eccl. xxi): ‘In both Testaments the temperate man finds confirmation of the rule forbidding him to love the things of this life, or to deem any of them desirable for its own sake, and commanding him to avail himself of those things with the moderation of a user, not the attachment of.


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As nouns the difference between modesty and moderation is that modesty is the quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities while moderation is moderation.

"This moderation": on the modesty and reserve of the Articles of Religion Do read Ben Crosby's recent Earth and Altar post on the Articles of Religion highlighted the modesty of the Articles as a "chastened but firm construal of orthodoxy – one which does not arrogate to itself claims of perfection".Author: Laudable Practice.

Fight fanaticism with modesty and moderation Originally published Aug at pm Updated Aug at pm Modesty means having. Things like modesty, chastity, decency, moderation, self control, and the other fruits of the spirit of Galatians are all included in that.

A Christian woman of those times, who lived in a society where she would be tempted to senseless extravagance, must live in modesty, selfless service, and goodness.

“Modesty” comes from the Latin modestia, which means “moderation” and derives in its turn from modus, “measure.” Roughly Modesty and moderation book, a modest person is someone who “keeps measure” in Author: Irene Mcmullin. Here are the Tao quotes extracted from the Tao Te ching by Lao Tzu, sorted into 19 topics.

Each Tao quote has a link to its chapter in the book. Tao, the Way Quotes. Nature and the world Quotes. Knowledge and wisdom Quotes. Opposites and paradoxes Quotes. Non-action and action Quotes. Prevention and patience Quotes. Moderation and modesty.

Therefore modesty is a general virtue, and consequently should not be reckoned a part of temperance. Objection 2: Further, temperance would seem to be deserving of praise chiefly on account of its moderation. Now this gives modesty its name. Therefore modesty is.

By extension, the Christian church considers moderation, prudence, modesty, and all values related to modesty as something positive. Modesty and humanistic psychology. Humanistic psychology, as well as several personalist philosophers, have a broader view of modesty.

Here, we’re talking not only about nudity, but also intimacy in general. There can be exceptions to the above rules and modesty is subjective, but when in doubt I always ask, “Is God being honored by our choices?” The Bible teaches that women should dress modestly and in moderation.

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel — 1 Timothy Bible verses about Moderation. Colossians ESV / 32 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.

If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations— “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch” (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings.

Modesty and Moderation First the quote from Paul: “I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarrelling; likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper.

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Noah Webster defines modesty as “that lowly temper which accompanies a moderate estimate of one’s own worth and importance.” 4 He adds, “In females, modesty has the like character as in males; but the word is used also as synonymous with chastity, or purity of manners.

In this sense, modesty results from purity of mind, or from the fear. Over the next few months I’m hoping to write several columns on why modesty and moderation are superior to the spiraling purity movements we see today. It seems like a good time for assertive modesty to take a stand.

Of course, for Brooks to say this is dog-bites-man. When Paul Krugman says it, it will be news. Modesty (zeni’ut), in its broad sense, represents a mode of moral conduct that is related to humility. A person who behaves modestly refrains from extroverted behavior that is supposed to speak of him- or herself.

This expansive view also includes sexual modesty. Modesty definition, the quality of being modest; freedom from vanity, boastfulness, etc. See more. When it comes to modesty, the cover says a LOT about the book. When it comes to MODESTY, the "cover" says an awful lot about the book.

I can tell a WHOLE lot about a book that has the word "Penthouse" and naked lady on the cover. God expects Christian women to dress in "modest apparel, with propriety and moderation (discretion)" (1 Tim. The Tao Theme of Moderation The Themes of the Tao Te Ching One of the qualities that the great classic of Taoism, Tao Te Ching, stresses the most is Tzu, the legendary author of the text, speaks with anger about those who are unable of it, and returns again and again to the importance of modesty and moderation in all things.

Attention should be paid to the granular details of presidential politics, which suggest that a politics of modesty might produce voting changes where they matter, and at least electoral.

Modesty protects the mystery of persons and their love. It encourages patience and moderation in loving relationships; it requires that the conditions for the definitive giving and commitment of man and woman to one another be fulfilled. Modesty is decency. It inspires one’s choice of clothing.

Books shelved as modesty: A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue by Wendy Shalit, Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, Defining modesty as "dressing, acting, or speaking with propriety, respect, and moderation," they present an approach to modesty that is solidly rooted in Scripture, rather than culture, that shows what modesty is and what it is not, why modesty is so important, and what must be done to nurture modesty in our families and churches.Modesty is viewed as protective of loving relationships and as encouraging patience and moderation in these relationships.

Modesty is akin to decency, inspires choice of clothing, and is required to support purity and temperance. The Catholic catechism also states that the forms taken by modesty vary in different contexts.