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NEW LAW

The Law of Christ, as distinguished from the Law of Moses. It is new in its stress on the selfless love of God and the neighbor; the universality of its intent, for all mankind; the scope of its extent; and the sublimity of its motivation, i.e., the following of Christ.

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

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