Examine the three sources of authority of the Catholic Church. Explore what Jesus teaches about morality, including love and forgiveness and the different approaches to decision making.
What are the three sources of authority for the Catholic Church?
Conscience, scripture and prayer
Tradition, magisterium and scripture
Prayer, worship and scripture
Which parable gives an explanation about life after death?
Sheep and the Goats
What type of love does Jesus teach about?
What is Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness?
Only some sins should be forgiven
Only God can forgive sins
People must forgive in order to be forgiven
What is Jesus’ teaching on wealth?
People should make as much money as they can
Those who are wealthy should give their money away
Jesus didn’t teach about wealth
How would you define the Divine Command Theory?
An act is good or bad depending on whether it supports God’s commands.
An act is good or bad depending what the person decides
There are no good or bad acts
What is an absolutist theory?
It states that an action itself is always right or wrong
Each action is right or wrong depending on the situation
It focuses on the consequences of an action
What does a situational approach focus on?
What the Catholic Church says
Each situation should be taken into account
What the most virtuous choice is
What is a teleological approach concerned with?
The action itself
The person making the decision
The consequences of the action
Which of the following is a positive of an absolutist approach?
Set rules and guidelines for all
Each person is treated differently
Each individual can do what they want