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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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1 1, 25 | more excellent virtue than virginity. But ~God can supply charity 2 1, 25 | lost; therefore also lost virginity. ~Therefore He can so effect 3 2, 64 | something extreme; thus virginity, which ~abstains from all 4 2, 64 | The same is to be said of virginity and poverty as of ~magnanimity. 5 2, 64 | as of ~magnanimity. For virginity abstains from all sexual 6 2, 64 | who break their vows of virginity or poverty.~Aquin.: SMT 7 2, 108 | after giving the counsel of virginity, says: "And this I ~speak 8 2, 38 | in those who have vowed virginity, ~because they are bound 9 2, 77 | violated after taking a vow ~of virginity, or when one lose that which 10 2, 77 | is violated after vowing virginity, is guilty of an ~omission, 11 2, 77 | not through not having virginity, but through not repenting 12 2, 79 | referred to God. Hence of virginity ~itself Augustine says ( 13 2, 86 | instance when a woman vows virginity, and ~afterwards is deflowered; 14 2, 86 | thus if a woman has vowed virginity and is ~afterwards violated, 15 2, 86 | viii) that "not even is virginity ~honorable as such, but 16 2, 102 | remaining in the state of virginity or the like. But in matters 17 2, 122 | xlvi) prefers martyrdom to ~virginity which pertains to perfection. 18 2, 149 | itself of chastity: (2) ~virginity, which is a part of chastity: ( 19 2, 150 | Q[152] Out. Para. 1/1~OF VIRGINITY (FIVE ARTICLES)~We must 20 2, 150 | ARTICLES)~We must now consider virginity: and under this head there 21 2, 150 | inquiry:~(1) In what does virginity consist?~(2) Whether it 22 2, 150 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether virginity consists in integrity of 23 2, 150 | OBJ 1: It would seem that virginity does not consist in integrity 24 2, 150 | Sancta Virgin. xiii] that "virginity is the continual meditation 25 2, 150 | concern the ~flesh. Therefore virginity is not situated in the flesh.~ 26 2, 150 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, virginity denotes a kind of purity. 27 2, 150 | in the soul." Therefore virginity ~is not incorruption of 28 2, 150 | broken without loss of ~virginity. For Augustine says (De 29 2, 150 | destroy by touch the proof of virginity that ~she sought." And he 30 2, 150 | of that organ." Therefore virginity does not consist in ~incorruption 31 2, 150 | or awake. Yet seemingly virginity is not lost without copulation: ~ 32 2, 150 | portion of ~angels." Therefore virginity does not consist in incorruption 33 2, 150 | De Virgin. viii) that "virginity is ~continence whereby integrity 34 2, 150 | Para. 1/2~I answer that, Virginity takes its name apparently 35 2, 150 | excessive heat, so too, ~virginity denotes that the person 36 2, 150 | violation of the seal of virginity. ~The second is the link 37 2, 150 | the reason. Since ~then virginity consists in freedom from 38 2, 150 | organ is accidental to ~virginity; while freedom from pleasure 39 2, 150 | and completive element in virginity.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[152] A[ 40 2, 150 | that ~which is formal in virginity. For "meditation" denotes 41 2, 150 | to show the difficulty of virginity: for if the flesh were ~ 42 2, 150 | and it is the same with ~virginity. Wherefore Augustine says ( 43 2, 150 | Virgin. viii) that "although virginity resides in the flesh," and 44 2, 150 | organ is ~accidental to virginity, in so far as a person, 45 2, 150 | is no more prejudicial to virginity than being deprived of a 46 2, 150 | s purpose, it destroys ~virginity, whether copulation takes 47 2, 150 | of semen. In such cases virginity is not forfeit, because 48 2, 150 | impurity which excludes virginity.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[152] A[ 49 2, 150 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether virginity is unlawful?~Aquin.: SMT 50 2, 150 | OBJ 1: It would seem that virginity is unlawful. For whatever 51 2, 150 | apparently ~sinful. Now virginity declines from the mean of 52 2, 150 | insensible." ~Therefore virginity is something sinful.~Aquin.: 53 2, 150 | were a sin." ~Therefore virginity is a sin.~Aquin.: SMT SS 54 2, 150 | matter of direct counsel. But virginity is ~a matter of direct counsel: 55 2, 150 | give counsel." Therefore ~virginity is not an unlawful thing.~ 56 2, 150 | rectitude of reason. Now holy virginity refrains from all venereal ~ 57 2, 150 | Therefore it follows that virginity ~instead of being sinful 58 2, 150 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether virginity is a virtue?~Aquin.: SMT 59 2, 150 | OBJ 1: It would seem that virginity is not a virtue. For "no 60 2, 150 | says (Ethic. ii, 1). Now virginity ~is in us by nature, since 61 2, 150 | virgins when born. Therefore virginity ~is not a virtue.~Aquin.: 62 2, 150 | other virtues without having virginity: ~else, since none can go 63 2, 150 | could go there without virginity, which would involve the 64 2, 150 | of ~marriage. Therefore virginity is not a virtue.~Aquin.: 65 2, 150 | recovered by penance. But virginity is ~not recovered by penance: 66 2, 150 | downfall." Therefore seemingly virginity is not a virtue.~Aquin.: 67 2, 150 | is lost without sin. Yet virginity is lost ~without sin, namely 68 2, 150 | namely by marriage. Therefore virginity is not a virtue.~Aquin.: 69 2, 150 | Para. 1/1~OBJ 5: Further, virginity is condivided with widowhood 70 2, 150 | these is a virtue. Therefore virginity is not a ~virtue.~Aquin.: 71 2, 150 | Virgin. i, 3): "Love of virginity ~moves us to say something 72 2, 150 | us to say something about virginity, lest by passing it over 73 2, 150 | and completive element ~in virginity is the purpose of abstaining 74 2, 150 | the material ~element in virginity is integrity of the flesh 75 2, 150 | venereal pleasure. Wherefore virginity is a special virtue being 76 2, 150 | that which is material in ~virginity, namely integrity of the 77 2, 150 | that which is formal in virginity, namely ~the purpose of 78 2, 150 | sake, which purpose ~gives virginity its character of virtue. 79 2, 150 | virgins, but, because their ~virginity is consecrated to God by 80 2, 150 | virtues lacks the matter of virginity, namely ~the aforesaid integrity 81 2, 150 | that which ~is formal in virginity, his mind being so prepared 82 2, 150 | manner a person who has lost ~virginity by sin, recovers by repenting, 83 2, 150 | repenting, not the matter of virginity but ~the purpose of virginity.~ 84 2, 150 | virginity but ~the purpose of virginity.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[152] A[ 85 2, 150 | As regards the matter of virginity there is that which can 86 2, 150 | hold to be accidental to virginity: while there is something 87 2, 150 | 4 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 4: Virginity as a virtue denotes the 88 2, 150 | Virgin. ~viii) that "by virginity, integrity of the flesh 89 2, 150 | soul and flesh." Hence ~virginity, as a virtue, is never lost 90 2, 150 | from venereal pleasure; virginity ~alone achieves this. Wherefore 91 2, 150 | achieves this. Wherefore virginity alone is accounted a virtue ~ 92 2, 150 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether virginity is more excellent than marriage?~ 93 2, 150 | OBJ 1: It would seem that virginity is not more excellent than 94 2, 150 | greater merit. Therefore virginity is ~not a greater virtue 95 2, 150 | on his ~virtue. If, then, virginity were preferable to conjugal 96 2, 150 | this is untrue. Therefore virginity is not preferable ~to marriage.~ 97 2, 150 | race." On the other hand, virginity is ordered to the individual ~ 98 2, 150 | 1 Cor. 7:28). Therefore ~virginity is not greater than conjugal 99 2, 150 | Jovinian consisted in holding virginity not to be preferable to 100 2, 150 | who (1 Cor. 7) counsels virginity as the greater good. It ~ 101 2, 150 | of the active life. Now virginity is directed to the ~good 102 2, 150 | Without doubt therefore virginity is ~preferable to conjugal 103 2, 150 | was prepared to observe virginity, if it were in keeping with 104 2, 150 | 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Though virginity is better than conjugal 105 2, 150 | prepared ~in mind to observe virginity, if it should be expedient, 106 2, 150 | generically. It is thus that the virginity that is consecrated to God 107 2, 150 | cannot compensate for lost ~virginity."~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[152] 108 2, 150 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether virginity is the greatest of virtues?~ 109 2, 150 | OBJ 1: It would seem that virginity is the greatest of virtues. 110 2, 150 | greatest reward is due to virginity, namely the hundredfold 111 2, 150 | on Mt. 13:23. Therefore virginity is the greatest of ~the 112 2, 150 | the greater it ~is. Now virginity above all conforms us to 113 2, 150 | man" could say. Therefore virginity is the greatest of the virtues.~ 114 2, 150 | methinks, ~would dare prefer virginity to martyrdom," and (De Virgin. 115 2, 150 | state, are preferable to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[152] A[ 116 2, 150 | particular genus: and thus virginity is most excellent, namely 117 2, 150 | simply, and in this way virginity ~is not the most excellent 118 2, 150 | Now the end which renders ~virginity praiseworthy is that one 119 2, 150 | things, are preferable to virginity. Moreover, martyrs work 120 2, 150 | same purpose. Therefore ~virginity is not simply the greatest 121 2, 150 | hundredfold fruit is ascribed to virginity, according to Jerome [*Ep. 122 2, 150 | it does not follow that virginity is simply the greatest of 123 2, 152 | should lose the seal of virginity: ~and on the part of the 124 2, 152 | power. Moreover, the seal of virginity is a ~special obstacle to 125 2, 153 | sense perfect continence is virginity in the first place, ~and 126 2, 153 | understood thus, as to virginity which we have stated above ( 127 2, 153 | concerning the preeminence of virginity over ~chastity considered 128 2, 153 | equalled to the continence of virginity or ~of widowhood, as stated 129 2, 184 | for ~equaling marriage to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[186] A[ 130 2, 184 | which is to be preferred to ~virginity observed even by vow; for 131 2, 184 | methinks, would prefer virginity to the monastic life." [* 132 2, 186 | in giving the ~counsel of virginity said (1 Cor. 7:32): "I would 133 2, 187 | such as vows of chastity, virginity, and the like." ~Consequently 134 2, 187 | who ~can be wise? Nor will virginity be commendable, for if all 135 3, 27 | sanctification. (2) her virginity; (3) her ~espousals; (4) 136 3, 28 | Out. Para. 1/1 - OF THE VIRGINITY OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (FOUR 137 3, 28 | now have to consider the virginity of the Mother of God; concerning ~ 138 3, 28 | Whether she took a vow of virginity?~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 139 3, 28 | opening of the womb excludes virginity. ~Therefore Christ's Mother 140 3, 28 | way ~does it injure her virginity." Therefore Christ's Mother 141 3, 28 | flesh, God safeguarded her virginity so as to manifest ~His Word, 142 3, 28 | deigning to be born, destroy virginity."~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 143 3, 28 | should corrupt His ~Mother's virginity. Thus Augustine says in 144 3, 28 | Whose ~Birth His Mother's virginity remained inviolate." And 145 3, 28 | intercourse to ~forfeit that virginity which had been miraculously 146 3, 28 | to insinuate the loss of virginity, but to witness to the reality 147 3, 28 | Mother of God took a vow of virginity?~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 148 3, 28 | God did not take a vow of ~virginity. For it is written (Dt. 149 3, 28 | sterility is a consequence of virginity. ~Therefore the keeping 150 3, 28 | Therefore the keeping of virginity was contrary to the commandment 151 3, 28 | lawfully take a vow ~of virginity.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 152 3, 28 | Virgin should take a vow of virginity.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 153 3, 28 | those ~who are vowed to virginity, it is reprehensible not 154 3, 28 | she ~did not take a vow of virginity.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 155 3, 28 | she had already vowed her virginity to ~God."~Aquin.: SMT TP 156 3, 28 | already given (AA[1],2,3) virginity had ~a special place in 157 3, 28 | therefore fitting that her ~virginity should be consecrated to 158 3, 28 | taken an absolute vow of virginity, before being ~espoused 159 3, 28 | with him she took ~a vow of virginity.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[28] A[ 160 3, 28 | Mother of God did not vow virginity absolutely, but under the 161 3, 28 | consent she took a vow of virginity together with her spouse.~ 162 3, 29 | would be derogatory to the virginity of her mind. Therefore ~ 163 3, 29 | the ~ill-fame of violated virginity, in whom the pregnant womb 164 3, 29 | by which she asserted her virginity. Thus Ambrose says: "Belief ~ 165 3, 29 | espoused and a virgin, both virginity and wedlock are honored 166 3, 29 | nothing in detriment to her virginity.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[29] A[ 167 3, 29 | Dt. 22:20,21): "If . . . virginity be not found in the damsel ~. . . 168 3, 29 | to insinuate the loss of virginity, ~but to witness to the 169 3, 30 | this was becoming to the virginity of the Mother of ~God. Wherefore 170 3, 30 | to the ~Virgin; because virginity is ever akin to the angelic 171 3, 31 | intercourse but retaining her ~virginity." For as Jerome says on 172 3, 32 | reason of her inviolate virginity, they say that the Holy 173 3, 45 | for him on account of his virginity, and, ~again, on account 174 3, 54 | whose Birth His Mother's virginity remained ~inviolate." And 175 3, 89 | said of the recovery of virginity as of ~the recovery of innocence 176 Suppl, 28| not recover the honor of virginity. In ~like manner, after 177 Suppl, 41| deserves not praise. ~Yet virginity whereby one refrains from 178 Suppl, 48| for those who ~have vowed virginity it is wicked, not only to 179 Suppl, 48| unless it were contrary to virginity, ~and marriage is not contrary 180 Suppl, 48| marriage is not contrary to virginity except by reason of carnal ~ 181 Suppl, 48| after taking the vow of ~virginity is sinful, is because that 182 Suppl, 53| ix] "for those ~who vow virginity it is damnable not only 183 Suppl, 66| was a virgin: ~wherefore virginity on the part of the spouse, 184 Suppl, 66| for one does not ~recover virginity by Baptism, nor again undivision 185 Suppl, 66| body, which is effected by ~virginity or division of the flesh.~ 186 Suppl, 67| Apostle by not prescribing virginity, ~permitted marriage (1 187 Suppl, 86| 2 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: Virginity and martyrdom do not dispose 188 Suppl, 86| poverty we may ~reckon both virginity and martyrdom and all the 189 Suppl, 93| contained therein. ~Wherefore to virginity corresponds the aurea in 190 Suppl, 93| corresponds the aurea in so far as virginity is ~kept for God's sake 191 Suppl, 93| the aureole, in so far as ~virginity is a work of perfection 192 Suppl, 93| the fruit, in so far as by virginity a person acquires a ~certain 193 Suppl, 93| common to martyrdom and ~virginity, by that which corresponds 194 Suppl, 93| which assigns the fruits to virginity, widowhood, and ~conjugal 195 Suppl, 93| conjugal continence, so does ~virginity surpass widowhood. But the 196 Suppl, 93| that the number 100 denotes virginity, which has a share in the ~ 197 Suppl, 93| corresponds fittingly to virginity; ~because the number 10 198 Suppl, 93| numbers: ~and in like manner virginity occupies the limit of spirituality, 199 Suppl, 93| wherefore it is adapted to virginity wherein incorruption is 200 Suppl, 93| this number is fitting to virginity, which adds perpetual incorruption 201 Suppl, 93| aureole is due on account of virginity?~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 202 Suppl, 93| is not due on account of virginity. ~For where there is greater 203 Suppl, 93| if an aureole were due to virginity, it would be ~especially 204 Suppl, 93| there is the most perfect virginity. Now the most ~prefect virginity 205 Suppl, 93| virginity. Now the most ~prefect virginity is in the Blessed Virgin, 206 Suppl, 93| an aureole ~is not due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 207 Suppl, 93| praiseworthy to ~observe virginity in the state of innocence, 208 Suppl, 93| an aureole ~is not due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 209 Suppl, 93| same reward is not due to virginity observed, and ~virginity 210 Suppl, 93| virginity observed, and ~virginity lost. Yet an aureole is 211 Suppl, 93| is sometimes due to lost virginity; for ~instance if a maiden 212 Suppl, 93| an aureole is not due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 213 Suppl, 93| is in us by ~nature. But virginity is inborn in every man both 214 Suppl, 93| an aureole is not due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 215 Suppl, 93| the sixtyfold fruit, so is virginity ~to the hundredfold fruit, 216 Suppl, 93| aureole due to any ~kind of virginity, but only to that which 217 Suppl, 93| aureole is not always due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 218 Suppl, 93| Therefore the reward due to ~virginity is called an aureole.~Aquin.: 219 Suppl, 93| special reward is due to virginity, and this is called the 220 Suppl, 93| due. Wherefore since by virginity a person wins a signal victory 221 Suppl, 93| called the aureole ~is due to virginity. This indeed is the common 222 Suppl, 93| agreed as to the kind of virginity to which it is due. For 223 Suppl, 93| state of observing perpetual virginity. But ~this also seems unreasonable, 224 Suppl, 93| intention of observing virginity without a vow as with a 225 Suppl, 93| commanded ~by charity. Now virginity comes under the genus of 226 Suppl, 93| purpose of observing perpetual virginity, ~whether or no they have 227 Suppl, 93| the end ~of life, because virginity of the mind may be restored, 228 Suppl, 93| may be restored, although ~virginity of the flesh cannot. If, 229 Suppl, 93| purpose of observing perpetual virginity. For without ~doubt they 230 Suppl, 93| aureole in reward of her virginity, if we take ~aureole in 231 Suppl, 93| perfect purpose of ~observing virginity. Others say that she has 232 Suppl, 93| members of the Church in whom virginity is found: and ~although 233 Suppl, 93| The aureole is not due to virginity except as adding some ~excellence 234 Suppl, 93| If Adam had not sinned, ~virginity would have had no perfection 235 Suppl, 93| dishonored by lust: hence virginity ~would not then have been 236 Suppl, 93| human nature being changed, virginity has a ~special beauty of 237 Suppl, 93| of observing perpetual ~virginity, and nowise consent to the 238 Suppl, 93| act. Nor does she forfeit virginity ~thereby; and be this said, 239 Suppl, 93| she has two aureoles of virginity, but ~that she will receive 240 Suppl, 93| reward, one for observing virginity, the ~other for the outrage 241 Suppl, 93| that reason forfeit her ~virginity: nor would she be equal 242 Suppl, 93| 5 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 5: Virginity is inborn in us as to that 243 Suppl, 93| that which is material in ~virginity: but the purpose of observing 244 Suppl, 93| perpetual incorruption, whence ~virginity derives its merit, is not 245 Suppl, 93| we have said in regard to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 246 Suppl, 93| methinks, would dare prefer virginity to martyrdom." Now an aureole 247 Suppl, 93| Now an aureole is ~due to virginity, and consequently also to 248 Suppl, 93| the flesh, in a word to virginity, so ~too an aureole is due 249 Suppl, 93| martyrdom as well as to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 250 Suppl, 93| some virgins were slain for virginity which they ~desired to keep, 251 Suppl, 93| answer that, Just as by virginity and martyrdom a person wins 252 Suppl, 93| and teaching, even as to ~virginity and martyrdom. Nor can we 253 Suppl, 93| For an aureole is ~due to virginity, martyrdom, and teaching. 254 Suppl, 93| De Habit. Virg.) that "virginity bears a ~likeness to God." 255 Suppl, 93| Therefore the exemplar of virginity is in God. ~Therefore it 256 Suppl, 93| 3: Although in some way virginity has its exemplar in God, ~ 257 Suppl, 93| incorruption of God, which ~virginity imitates is not in God in 258 Suppl, 93| Eustoch. ix]) speaking of virginity ~says: "To live without 259 Suppl, 93| present necessity," says that "virginity is the portion of the angels." ~ 260 Suppl, 93| an aureole corresponds to virginity, it would seem due to the ~ 261 Suppl, 93| is not due to lovers of virginity, martyrdom or ~teaching, 262 Suppl, 93| 1 Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: Virginity is said to be an angelic 263 Suppl, 93| Wherefore an aureole is due to ~virginity. In the conflict with the 264 Suppl, 93| addition to the observance of virginity are by the tortures of ~ 265 Suppl, 93| Therefore martyrdom gives virginity its precedence over other 266 Suppl, 93| greater aureole is due to virginity.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[96] A[ 267 Suppl, 93| not the aureole either of ~virginity, or of martyrdom, or of 268 Suppl, 93| Para. 1/1~OBJ 2: Further, virginity is not subject to being 269 Suppl, 93| neither does the reward of virginity, the ~virgin's aureole to 270 Suppl, 93| Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: The virginity of one may be greater than 271 Suppl, 93| may be greater than the virginity of ~another, by reason of 272 Suppl, 93| that which is contrary to ~virginity: so that virginity is stated 273 Suppl, 93| contrary to ~virginity: so that virginity is stated to be greater


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