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Secular

Not pertaining to or connected with religion

2

Natural Law

A body of laws considered as derived from nature, right reason, or religion

3

Act of a human

Actions accomplished without knowledge or thought

4

Human Act

An action preformed with both knowledge and free will and involves the whole person

5

Partial Knowledge

Knowledge that is clouded by some obstacle the interferes with correct knowledge

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Full knowledge

Person is aware of their actions and is aware of the moral dimensions of those actions

7

Virtue

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8

Freedom from Indifference

The power to choose between two contrarians

9

What does it mean to share in the image and likeness of God?

We are his children

10

What's the purpose of grace?

Allows humanity to share in God's life

11

What are the 3 truths determined by Christian Anthropology?

1. Man was created by God in his own image and likeness
2. The existence of original sin
3. Our redemption was accomplished through Jesus Christ

12

What is necessary for a person to be culpable for an action?

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What role(s) do intelligence and free will play in a person's actions and decisions?

Intelligence gives meaning to things and free will allows for the admission of an action or the doing of the same action

14

What is the connection between freedom and discipline?

Freedom is discipline's aim or goal

15

What are 2 major sources of Christian Morality?

1. For Protestants, the Bible is the key foundation for determining what is right and wrong, even though all Christians acknowledge the book as a source.
2. For Pentecostals, the inward movement of the Holy Spirit is a principal way of governing behavior and understanding what is consistent with Christian faith.

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Name and explain the things that might keep, or inhibit, us from truly being free

1. Addictions - Drugs or alcohol seem to be freeing until one realizes that their lives are controlled by the consumption of them
Bad Habits - Every time you use an excuse you surrender your freedom to change for the better
3. Ignorance
4. Fear

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How did Jesus model tolerance and true freedom? Use examples

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