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In Cardinal Levada’s glossary, charity (or love) is defined as, "The theological virtue by which we love God above all things for his own sake, and our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God." Paul tells us that love is the greatest of the theological virtues: "So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love" (1 Cor. 13:13). ...


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Does agape contain affection for others whom the agape is directed to? Short answer: Yes(it can, but it does not seem to be required to). Discussion Definition: Agape (Ancient Greek: ἀγάπη) is "love: the highest form of love, charity; the love of God for man and of man for God." The Catholic teaching on Charity. The catholic teaching is that agape/...



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