Situation Ethics

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  • Created on: 07-01-16 20:40
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  • Situation Ethics
    • 3 Ethical Theories
      • Antinomian - freedom of individual
      • Legalistic - set principles are applied
      • Situation Ethics - sets aside rules
    • 4 Presumptions
      • Pragmatism - works in practice
      • Relativism - no absolute principle
      • Positivism - fits within faith
      • Personalism - people
    • Agape Love
      • Principle of love
    • Christian Approahces
      • William Temple - love thy neighbour
      • Bishop Robinson - not one ethical system can be chritsian
      • Paul Tillich - law of love is ultimate law
      • Ruldolf Bultmann - Jesus had no ethics but love
    • Conscience is not innate, guidance or a reason to make moral decisions
    • Arguments
      • Jesus in NT broke rules
      • Flexible
      • Uses rules as tools
      • Love can't be wrong
      • Deconstruct itslef
      • Love can be twisted
      • Laws
      • Too much freedom
  • 1) only love is intrinsically good

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