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NORM OF TRUTH

a standard to which the mind must conform in order to make sound judgments. There are two such norms of truth: the objective evidence available in nature through the proper use of human reason; and divine revelation supernaturally communicated to humans and accessible by faith with the help of God's grace.

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

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