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1

agape

influence from William temple

1 cor 13: now faith, hope and love remain
John 13 - love one another as I have loved you
temple

2

4 working principles

pragmatism
positivism
personalism, 'objects are to be used, people are to be loved'
relativism

3

6 props, best ones

3 - justice is love in action
- influence from temple
- supported by tillich
- injustice is lack of love, everyone is neighbour

4 - love wills the neighbour good
e.g. Martin LK

5 - end justifies means e.g. bonhoeffer

4

case studies

patriotic prostituiton
mrs bergman
merciful murder

5

conscience

verb not noun
aquinas, reason making moral judgements

6

supporters of SE

tillich
temple
augustine - love with care and then what you will, do
Bonhoeffer, end justifies means
Robinson, advocated agape for legal systems
c s lewis, Agape is a real and adorable image of the divine in life

7

critics

barclay - e.gs
hoose - good actions can have bad cons
vardy - selfishness
phillips, can't be sure
Macquarie and pope Pius - individualistic
o'hear, can you justify throwing babies onto bonfires?

8

3 paras

teleological
agape
6 props
case studies?

9

intro

60s - sexual revolution
• Influence from William Temple
o ‘There is only one ultimate and invariable duty, and its formula is ‘thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself’