Natural law positives and negatives

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  • It allows Christians today, using their human reason to guide them, to live as good intends them to live. this is the view of the roman catholic church which was expressed by pope leo in XII in the 1890s 'the natural law is written and engraved in the souls of each and every man, because it is human reason ordaining him to do good and forbidding him to sin'
  • because natural law is an absolutist theory, it provides christians with the knowledge and certainty ofc rules which can never be broke. It is a very simple theory as it tells people how to behave regardless of the consequences of our actions. In times of uncertainty in christians lives natural law can provide clear guidelines or a solid set of rules which

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