Situation Ethics

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What did William Temple say ?
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself
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what did Bishop Robinson say ?
There is not one ethical system that can claim to Christian
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what did Paul Tillich say ?
Law of love is the ultimate law
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what did Rudolf Bultmann
Jesus had no ethics apart from love
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Define Legalism
set principles are applied as absolutes regardless of context
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Define Antinomianism
freedom of the individual regardless of rules
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Outline the 4 presumptions
Pragmatism , relativism, positivism and personalism
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How did Fletcher describe conscience
It is about what it does not what it is. it is not innate, guidance or reason to make moral decision
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What are the six fundamental principles
love is good 2) ruling norm 3) love and justice are the same 4) love will's the neighbours good 5) end justifies the mean 6) situationally not prescriptively
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Name 4 strengths of SE
NT - Jesus broke rules, flexible, doesn't reject rules, love can't be wrong
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Name 4 Weaknesses
deconstructs itself, already laws, too much freedom, love can be twisted
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what did Bishop Robinson say ?

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There is not one ethical system that can claim to Christian

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what did Paul Tillich say ?

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what did Rudolf Bultmann

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Define Legalism

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