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AGILITY

Quality of the glorified human body, which St. Paul says is sown in weakness and is raised in strength (I Corinthians 15:42). This is commonly understood to mean that the body is totally submissive to spirit, in movement through space, with the speed of thought. (Etym. Latin agilis, nimble; lit., easily driven about.)

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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