Of Almsdeeds

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Of Almsdeeds

We must now consider almsdeeds, under which head there are ten points of inquiry:

  1. Whether almsgiving is an act of charity?
  2. Of the different kinds of alms;
  3. Which alms are of greater account, spiritual or corporal?
  4. Whether corporal alms have a spiritual effect?
  5. Whether the giving of alms is a matter of precept?
  6. Whether corporal alms should be given out of the things we need?
  7. Whether corporal alms should be given out of ill-gotten goods?
  8. Who can give alms?
  9. To whom should we give alms?
  10. How should alms be given ?