The impelling motives are many: intellectual pride or exaggerated reliance on one's own insight; the illusions of religious zeal ; the allurements of political or ecclesiastical power; the ties of material interests and personal status; and perhaps others more dishonourable.
On the other hand the will may freely incline the intellect to adhere to tenets declared false by the Divine teaching authority of the Church.
I found myself trying to deny my real feelings and emotions about my husband’s addiction in order to be attractive to him.
They were these beautiful, wish-granting beauties and I was the nagging old hag who wanted to talk about the bank account and his “browsing history.” How could I win this battle?
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To not want to have “his kind” of sex means I’m frigid.
"The right Christian faith consists in giving one's voluntary assent to Christ in all that truly belongs to His teaching.
Josephus applies the name ( airesis ) to the three religious sects prevalent in Judea since the Machabean period: the Sadducees, the Pharisees, the Essenes (Bel. In later Greek, philosophers' schools, as well as religious sects, are "heresies". Thomas (II-II:11:1) defines heresy: "a species of infidelity in men who, having professed the faith of Christ, corrupt its dogmas ".
The heretical tenets may be ignorance of the true creed, erroneous judgment, imperfect apprehension and comprehension of dogmas : in none of these does the will play an appreciable part, wherefore one of the necessary conditions of sinfulness--free choice--is wanting and such heresy is merely objective , or material .
The believer accepts the whole deposit as proposed by the Church ; the heretic accepts only such parts of it as commend themselves to his own approval.