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Knowledge based on human experience, reason, and God's revelation that discovers what we ought to do to live fully human lives
The Magisterium teaches without error when teaching
on matters of faith and morals
"Firm attitudes, stable dispositions, habitual perfections of intellect and will that govern our actions, order our passions, and guide our conduct according to reason and faith."
The Ends Justify the Means
making up for what is lacking in the other
An early Christian heresy that applied Platonic dualism to Christian thought
quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
the power, rooted in reason and will . . . to perform deliberate actions on one's own responsibility
"Sum total of social conditions that allow people, either as groups or as individuals, to reach their fulfillment more fully and more easily"
The sin by which the first humans disobeyed God, choosing to follow their own will
The official teaching authority of the Church as exercised through the pope and the bishops
Who we really are and who we are becoming through
our choices and actions
a theory that knowledge is relative to the limited nature of the mind and the conditions of knowing; a view that ethical truths depend on the individuals and groups holding them
"we receive God's gifts gratefully, cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with others, and return them with increase to the Lord."
Material; "of the flesh"
No meaning to existence, Rejects positive values, Nothingness is all that truly is
inborn or inherited; does not have to be earned or acquired
The principle of Catholic social teaching that holds that a higher unit of society should not do what a lower unit can do as well (or better). This limits state interference.
God's love and salvation revealed through the life, passion, death, resurrection, and glorification (ascension) of Jesus Christ.
From which sources do we gain moral knowledge?
human experience - the collective wisdom of others, living and
reason - our God-given intellect
Divine revelation - the teachings of God as found in Scripture
and the teachings of the Church
How does our intelligence and freedom help us respond to God
Intelligence to know the Truth
How does the Church help us respond to God
Example of the saints
List the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Fear of the Lord, piety, knowledge, fortitude, counsel, understanding, wisdom
List the Theological Virtues
Faith, Hope, Charity (love)
Why did God create humanity
To love and serve Him
What is the Catholic view on material nature
We have both a corporeal (material) nature and a spiritual nature. The human soul includes this spiritual nature
What is the cornerstone of Christian morality
Respect for human dignity is the cornerstone of Christian morality
List the effects of Original Sin
Disrupts original justice
Suffering, illness, sin, death
Still intrinsically good
List the Cardinal Virtues
Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, Temperance
What are the three characteristics of people with goof character
Loving, fully human, virtuous
Why is the dignity of a person inherent and inviolable
Every human has dignity, value, and worth BECAUSE he/she is human - created by God
What is original grace
Full of sanctifying grace,
Dominion of their passions,
Perfection of mind,
Freedom from death/sickness,
IN UNION WITH GOD.
This is how God intended Creation.
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