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Courageous Virtue: A Bible Study on Moral Excellence for Women

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Popular women's Bible study author Stacy Mitch followed the first book of her Courageous series, Courageous Love, with a book on the virtues, Courageous Virtue: A Bible Study on Moral Excellence for Women. Stacy Mitch's Bible study explores how virtue can help women in their daily walks with the Lord and in everyday life. She focuses on the cardinal virtues (fortitude, ...more
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Published December 1st 2000 by Emmaus Road Publishing
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Kathy Davie
Jul 29, 2013 Kathy Davie rated it liked it
Disclaimer: I hadn't realized when I joined this contest last winter that this was a) religious, and b) a study guide for the Bible. I am agnostic and not aligned with a particular religion.

I did accept going into this contest that I would be obligated to provide a review, so I'm reviewing, just keep in mind that I'll be skeptical.

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I do have a problem with the premise that because one is "Christian", one is more loved by God, more heroic, more good, more virtuous, more just, more whatever.
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Stephanie Ziegler
Mar 08, 2013 Stephanie Ziegler rated it really liked it
One fact about Christians is that they are called to be saints. That means putting aside their pride and selfishness and that can be a difficult thing to do. However, practicing virtue daily leads to losing sin and becoming saints.

"The goal of a virtuous life is to become like God."

I GIVE THIS BOOK: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars

The author sticks with the format of her books for teens and I think that is a great idea, minus the fun facts. Each chapter is a lesson about a virtue the is described. Then, the
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Kayla Yelle
Jul 22, 2014 Kayla Yelle rated it really liked it
My girls absolutely loved this bible study. We all learned a lot, and (by God's grace) it has helped us personally to grow in virtue. This is a Catholic bible study, but I had some non-Catholics in the group and they didn't seem to have any issues with the material. Also, I think the study is written such that it will be fruitful for both beginners and "veterans" in the spiritual life.
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