December 09, 2008

The Few, the Proud, the Damned

What’s the difference between magnanimity and Satanic pride? Humility and cringing servililty? This week I look into the nature of Pride over at InsideCatholic. Here’s a sample: “Refusing to take any credit for good deeds we?ve done, to gratefully acknowledge our natural gifts, or to graciously accept a compliment can turn someone who misunderstands humility into a cringing, obsequious toady—the sort of Christian one would gladly feed to the lions, except he might make the lions sick.”

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