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Morality and Social Justice Unit 1

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Morality
the standards by which we judge our actions
Moral
that which is good
Immoral
that which is bad
Amoral
that which is not good or bad
Christianity
a life lived as Jesus did in word and action
Sanctifying Grace
grace given at Baptism to wipe a away original sin
Actual Grace
supernatural help of God that helps us choose to do good
Catholic Moral Theology
a science that enables the human mind to make correct moral choices guided by the magisterium (human and divine side)
Sacred Tradition
the living and growing truth of Christ not only in the scriptures but in the common teaching, life, and worship of the church
Magisterium
name given to the teaching authority of the Pope and the bishop that are in communion with them
Justice
the establishment of loving relationships among humans, God and creation so that life can flourish as God intends
Injustice
a condition in which people have put obstacles in the way of loving relationships preventing life from flourishing as God intends
Dignity
basic goodness of humans that comes from always being loved by god
Love
willing the good of another
Free Will
the ability to choose what to do
Selfishness
choosing or seeking things for ones self in a way that ignores the good of others and causes suffering
Original Sin
refers to Adam and Eve's rejection of their humanity as created in God's image
Grace
a disposition to kindness and compassion
Incarnation
God becoming human, show God's desire to be with humans in their suffering
Hope
the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
Signs of the Times
the church's responses to the world flows out of its interpretation of those realities
Marganilized
poeple that are forced to the outside
Common Good
good of all people, social condition
Survival Rights
Rights needed to survive
Thrival Rights
Rights you have to thrive
Perfecion
What is God's moral standard for us?
Determines what is good and evil.
How does God help us live up to his standard?
Sacred Experience
a guide to live out
Other Sciences
Philosophical effects, antrhopology, psychology, medicine and laws
issue of morality(human side), theology-study of God (Divine Side)
What are 2 aspects of Catholic Moral Theology
Genes determing decision, immortal soul, created by God (perfection), body and soul are united
How one's concept of humanity shapes one's morality
creating relationships is a moral standard
How are justice and morality related?
We as humans messed it up
Why is there suffering in the world?
Humans are Good(dignity)
basic goodness of humans that comes from always being loved by God
Humans are made to be loved and love(relationship)
Humans are made to love and be loved
Humans are free (Free Will)
the ablilty to choose what to do
Importance of Incarnation
God becomes human
to end Justice
Jesus mission of earth
last shall be first
How Jesus love transformed society
Importance of Resurrection
gives you belief that it is possible to end suffering
Ideas build on events and developed
How did modern Catholic Social Teachings develop?
What were the signs of the times?
Industrious Revolution, Enlightenment, Socialism, Capitalism
Rerum Novarum
This papal document defended private property, religious education, and condemned socialism and Marxism
Society to be like KOG
Rerum Novarum