Religion exam vocab
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Free self direction;responsibilty.
Discipline that deals with the nature of the good, the nature of the human person and criteria that we use for making right judgement.
System of right conduct based on fundamental beliefs and obligations to follow certain codes customs and norms.
What one is bound to by duty or contract to do.
Ways that god makes himself known to human kind. God is fully revealed in JC. Sacred scriptures reclaimed within the church are revealed word of god. Also reveals himself through people and his creations.
person who acts freely and knowingly. Who chooses to do something or not. Person is accountable for their actions and omissions.
Make less severe.
Point of view that holds that human behaviour is a product not free will. But of complete array of physical social and cultural causes.
Human capacity to choose and to act.
Which motivates me to act. Reason for doing something that appears good to me.
Concrete decision of what I must do in the situation based on my personal perception and grasp of values.
Moral orientation or direction in life : what I stand for.
Disorder marked by self absorption to the exclusion of others.
Binding agreement between two parties that spells out the conditions and obligations of each party.
Call from god
Pertaining to the end of the time. In the sense of its fullness
Analysis of texts in their original context. Uncovering the historical cultural and linguistic. To find out what the author was dealing with to find out org intent of text.
Way of interpreting texts and events to help us understand what they mean for us in the twenty first century.
Official teaching office of the church. Bishops in Rome and pope in union with bishops
Restraint of human passions and appetites in accordance with reason:self control of the body.
Means interrogation of sexuality within the person it includes an apprenticeship in self mastery.
is a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority (Church leadership), for the government of a Christian organization or church and its members.
Org moral sense which enables people to discern by reason what is good and what is evil. What is true and what is a lie.
Feelings desires or emotions. Morally speaking they are neither good nor evil in themselves. But are morally good when they contribute to a good action and morally evil when they contribute to an evil action.
Sum total of social conditions which allow people either as groups or as individuals to reach their fulfillment more fully and easily.
Wrong doing that will never be forgiven.
Personal sin gives rise to social situations and institutions thy are contrary to divine goodness. They lead their victims to do evil in their turn. Loving in a state of sin corrodes and destroys the communion and solidarity to which god calls us.
Having to do with the design or purpose of something.
Everything is apart of unified system. Proved through science. One chain of cause and effect. Contradicts concepts of human freedom.
Theory that says knowledge comes from experience or from evidence that can be perceived by the senses.