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supererogation

RC Church supererogatory prayers, devotions, etc.
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I understand Miroiu's concept of supererogation in conjunction with the notion of Jewish "messianic" motherhood, (43) whereby Jewish mothers tend to subordinate their larger social identities as Romanians or Romanian-Americans to their maternal functions as women committed to saving their children from oppression, patriarchy, and anti-Semitism.
Neera Kapur Badhwar, "Friendship, Justice and Supererogation," American Philosophical Quarterly 22 (1985), 123-131.
Supererogation, Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement: 77, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015, 242 pp.
According to the "pray with your leader" tradition, several versions of which have been preserved in the canonical and non-canonical hadith collections, the Prophet urged Muslims to fulfill the prayer (salat) obligation twice when an imam delayed its performance--first by performing it privately at the prescribed time, and then by joining the imam in the congregational prayer; the second time is considered an act of supererogation.
Additionally you notice that whereas there is no definition of any normative concept with any external ones various detailed problems are being worked out, like supererogation, political obligation or legitimate authority.
Yet, don Manuel's acts of supererogation are obvious and, as we shall see, they cannot be related with a principle of individual gain beyond a fundamental sense of basic human fulfillment.
Furthermore, if we take Kern at his word and assume that the pervasive "exceptional quality" (7) of his brand of modernism has indeed democratized our world, then the conventional notion that "Realist novels are more readily intelligible on the first reading" (130), presumably along with any and all less exceptional novels that are absent from the study (Waugh, predictably, given the ideology, goes unmentioned, though he is in both good and plentiful company), regurgitated here to the point of supererogation, should be upended, since our post-modernist sensibility would only find their speciously analeptic values more confusing.
To show this, Novick sets out a series of studies of the range of terms through which the rabbis express supererogation, that is, the desire that individuals engage in actions that go beyond the fixed letter of the law.
Harvey, Pierces Supererogation (London, 1593), sig.
the performance of the offices of worship and intentness on works of supererogation and seeking to practice dhikr (remembrance of God; or the practice so designated) continuously and assiduity and diligence in the quest for salvation until he traversed those steep paths and undertook those hardships--but he did not attain the goal of his questing.
In a rare display of virtuoso skill, Chimp Spanner blasted through some of his most hard-hitting tracks such as Supererogation and Bad Code bringing each track to a close with thunderous applause from the assembled crowd.
The argument Jones made in Toleration, Supererogation and Rights is relevant to support us here.