2. The Ten Commandments
Terms in this set (23)
anything in life that draws allegiance away from the Creator.
proclamation of God's worth, via praise, thanksgiving, and service.
an object picturing Jesus Christ or Mary (or another saint) that is used as a vehicle for worship.
those who claim that use of icons is idolatrous.
scornful misuse of language about God, implying disgrace or unbelief.
saying one thing but thinking and doing another.
the seventh day of the Jewish week; theologically, devoted to worship, rest, and mercy and justice.
from Romans 14, a matter that is biblically disputable within Christian faith and practice.
just war tradition
a set of criteria for determining a government's proper use of restraining or defensive force; such criteria address ius ad bellum, the right to go to war, and ius in bello, right conduct in war.
an alternative to paciﬁsm that allows for fulﬁlling military obligations and helping others without participating directly in killing.
an attempt to own another human being, despite the fact that all belong to God as responsible agents.
wanting to have as much as possible, prompted by wanting things like others have.
wanting others not to have what is theirs, or wanting to have it in their place.
theories claiming that commands are ethically fundamental; to act morally is to have one's act(s) follow a rule.
theories claiming that consequences are ethically fundamental; to act morally is to have one's act(s) produce maximal good and minimal or no harm.
theories claiming that character is ethically fundamental; to act morally is to have one's act(s) produced by and producing virtues— enduring dispositions of the heart that provide the impetus for living well.
habitual dispositions toward human excellence; theologically, by divine grace, faith, hope, and charity (love).
the law, or divine instruction, revealed to Moses in the Pentateuch.
new perspective on Paul
despite having its very deﬁnition contested, a set of hermeneutical approaches that understand Second Temple Judaism in terms of covenantal nomism, not justiﬁcation by works, and therefore oppose classic Protestant analogies between Paul's opponents and medieval Catholicism.
the idea that Second Temple Israelites saw themselves as already in covenant with God by grace, needing to respond with obedience to remain in covenant blessing.
moral requirements that people of good conscience can or at least should discern from the nature of the world God created.
prudence, justice, temperance, and fortitude— the four basic virtues that shape Catholic, along with some Orthodox and Protestant, accounts of the moral life.
those who defend "venerating" icons as a way of oﬀering "worship" to God.
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