Flashcards in Chapter's 2&3 Deck (17)
Not pertaining to or connected with religion
A body of laws considered as derived from nature, right reason, or religion
Act of a human
Actions accomplished without knowledge or thought
An action preformed with both knowledge and free will and involves the whole person
Knowledge that is clouded by some obstacle the interferes with correct knowledge
Person is aware of their actions and is aware of the moral dimensions of those actions
Freedom from Indifference
The power to choose between two contrarians
What does it mean to share in the image and likeness of God?
We are his children
What's the purpose of grace?
Allows humanity to share in God's life
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
What is necessary for a person to be culpable for an action?
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
What is the connection between freedom and discipline?
Freedom is discipline's aim or goal
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.
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