Explain how moral decisions may be made using natural moral law.


Natural moral law is the approach to moral decision-making taken by Aquinas and largely adopted by the Catholic Church.  For Aquinas, the natural and moral order exist as blueprints in the mind of God.  The principles of natural moral law are revealed by Scripture and by the teachings of the Church, although the detail of the natural moral law is worked out independently of scripture, through reason.  Its guiding principle is that ‘good is to be done and pursued, and evil is to be avoided’.
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