Morality Section 1 Part 2 Vocab
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The order in creation that reflects God's will and purpose; it is eternal because it is always true and never changes. All other types of law have their basis in this.
The ____ law is established by God and is a rational expression of Eternal Law. It Reflects God's wisdom; it is the teaching that leads us to the blessed life he wants for us.
The moral law that can be understood through the use of reason. It it our God-given ability to understand what it means to be in right relationship with God, other people the world, and ourselves. Te basis for natural law is our participation in God's wisdom and goodness because we are created in the divine likeness.
Divine Law revealed in the Old Testament, Summarized in the Ten Commandments. Also called the Law of Moses. It contrasts with the New Law of the Gospels.
The Ten Commandments
A Greek word meaning "five books," referring to the first 5 books of the Old Testament
A popular summary, usually in book form, of Catholic Doctrine about faith and moral and commonly intended for use within formal programs
Divine Law revealed in the New Testament through the life and teaching of Jesus Christ and through the witness and teaching of the Apostles. This perfects the old law
Jesus' summary of the entire divine law as the love of God and love of neighbor
Precepts of the Church
Sometimes called the commandments of the Church, these are basic obligations for all Catholics that are dedicated by the laws of the Church.
The name given to the official body of law that provide good order in the visible body of the Church.
The Church's living teaching office, which consists of all bishops in communion with the Pope
The Gift of the Holy Spirit to the whole Church by which the leaders of the Church - The Pope and the bishops in Union with him - are protected from fundamental error when formulating a specific teaching on a matter of faith and morals
Jewish name for the first 5 books of the Bible
Greek word meaning 5 books, refers to the first 5 books of the Hebrew/Old Testament
a popular summary, usually in book form, of Catholic Doctrine about faith and moral and commonly intended for use within formal programs.
A Divine Law revealed in the New Testament through the life and teaching of Jesus
The Law of Love, says to love God with all your heart, sould, mind, and strength and love your neighbors as yourself
Precepts of the Church
What Catholics are supposed to do
Name given the to the official body of laws that provide good order in the visible body of the church
Official teaching office of the Church....they include all the Bishops and the Pope
The Pope (and the bishops in union with him) are protected from fundamental error when formulating a specific teaching on matters of faith and morals