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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Fides, asteroid 37 (the 37th asteroid to be discovered, on October 5, 1855), is approximately 94 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.3 years. It was named after the Roman goddess of faith, honesty, and oath. Like its mythological namesake, the asteroid confers faithfulness and honesty to natives in whose chart it is prominent (e.g., conjunct the Sun or the ascendant). Fides relates particularly to overt displays of honesty and to the outward performance of duty. Negatively, it may manifest itself as blind faith, as the tendency to use honesty as an excuse for expressing unkind remarks, or as the trait of emphasizing the duties others have toward oneself as a way of manipulating their behavior.


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Asi delineada, la bona fides contiene una idea etico-juridica (48), que no puede ser plasmada en una definicion conceptual: "cualquier tentativa por racionalizar a priori estos conceptos-valores banalizaria la esencia de los mismos" (49), pues, por su caracter maleable, ella se construia permanentemente, como lo demuestra el hecho de que las reglas que de ella emanaban se amoldaban a la realidad del caso, mutando de contenido, si era necesario (50).
E) Tambien por aplicacion de la bona fides, la responsabilidad de las partes era examinada con mayor flexibilidad que en los juicios provenientes de actiones stricti iuris, adquiriendo a este proposito entidad la nocion de culpa contractual (43).
Acerca da bona fides, independentemente do ambito e da funcao que esta tenha na usucapiao, revolvem-se as seguintes questoes, que correspondem mais intimamente a sua essencia e poderiam ser encaradas quase como questoes prejudiciais: Deve-se conceber a boa fe como um estado etico ou como um estado psicologico (um erro)?
Se completa este apartado con dos trabajos sobre la recepcion de la Fides et ratio en Polonia (Lukasz Kamykowsky) y en el ambito espanol (Salvador Pie-Ninot).
The real contribution of The Two Wings of Catholic Thought is to convey very effectively--better than the encyclical itself does--just why Fides et Ratio ultimately matters inside the Church and for important issues in wider culture.
As well as the trio singled out by Fides, huge gleaming crosses have been seen around the necks of Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Liz Hurley, Puff Daddy, Elle MacPherson, singer Anastacia, and Sting's wife Trudie Styler.
Par contre, la legitimite de l'activite editoriale de la Congregation de Sainte-Croix, proprietaire de Fides, semble premiere vue poser probleme, compte tenu de l'engagement de Fides dans l'edition generale et dans la litterature.
Les premiers titres publies sous le label Fides -- debut en janvier 1941 -- sont des tracts de la collection Face au mariage dont le principal auteur est Gerard Petit, c.
2053(c)(1) limits such claims to those that were contracted for bona fide and for an adequate and full consideration in money or money's worth.
It started within a month, when he accepted the notion that the White House had to provide its bona fides in the form of arms demanded by and given to the "dissidents," who turned out to be elements of the Khomeini regime.
This is relevant to the third deception because the ethical expectations of fides help shape the action and the behavior of the characters at several key points.