Conscience

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  • Created on: 10-12-13 12:23

1. Aquinas used the concept of Synderesis. What did he mean by this?

  • The ability to grasp our ultimate human nature, to know the primary precepts
  • Synderesis means that people sin sometimes, through ignorance
  • The ability to balance self interest against the needs of others
  • Deriving secondary precepts and applying them to real situations
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2. Who called conscience the 'voice of God'?

  • Aquinas
  • Butler
  • Newman
  • St Paul

3. Who said 'I shall drink to my conscience, and then the Pope'?

  • Newman
  • St Paul
  • Aquinas
  • Butler

4. 'Conscience is our natural guide, it is assigned to us by the Author of our nature: it is our duty to walk in that path, and follow this guide'

  • Aquinas
  • Freud
  • Butler
  • Newman

5. Who said, of the Gentiles 'God's law is written in their heart, for their own conscience and thought either accuse them or tell them they are doing right'

  • Peter in 1 Peter 2:12
  • Paul in Romans 2:15
  • Jesus in the Gospels Luke and Matthew
  • Aquinas

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