Of Piety

Home Back

Of Piety

After religion we must consider piety, the consideration of which will render the opposite vices manifest. Accordingly four points of inquiry arise with regard to piety:

  1. To whom does piety extend?
  2. What does piety make one offer a person?
  3. Whether piety is a special virtue?
  4. Whether the duties of piety should be omitted for the sake of religion?