Situation Ethics

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Relativism
The doctrine that knowledge, truth, and morality exist in relation to culture, society, or historical context, and are not absolute
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St. Augustine
St Augustine of Hippo Regius was one of the first to articulate this theory, claiming a basis in Jesus' teaching when telling his congregation - and troops - to "love and do what you will."
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Paul Tillich
He argued that if there were no rules, people would always have to work out time and again the right thing to which is impractical. So he said that there could be rules but they should be there to offer guidance and not be absolute.
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Agape
The Greek word for love in the spiritual and unconditional sense. It can be given to anyone and everyone.
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1 Corinthians 13
'But if I have no love, I am nothing. I may give away everything I have, and even give up my body to be burned—but if I have no love, this does me no good.'
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St Augustine of Hippo Regius was one of the first to articulate this theory, claiming a basis in Jesus' teaching when telling his congregation - and troops - to "love and do what you will."

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St. Augustine

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He argued that if there were no rules, people would always have to work out time and again the right thing to which is impractical. So he said that there could be rules but they should be there to offer guidance and not be absolute.

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The Greek word for love in the spiritual and unconditional sense. It can be given to anyone and everyone.

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Card 5

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'But if I have no love, I am nothing. I may give away everything I have, and even give up my body to be burned—but if I have no love, this does me no good.'

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