Cardinal Virtues


Dr. King defines "cardinal virtues" and then lists those held by the Greeks and Christians.

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Cardinal Virtues
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Cardinal virtue The cardinal virtues for a given culture are those which it regards as primary, the others being regarded either as deprived from them or as relatively unimportant. Thus the greeks had four, wisdom, courage, temperance, and justice; to which the Christians added three, faith, hope and love or charity.
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