Christian Ethics Quiz

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10 Questions - Developed by: Eve Phillips - Developed on: - 2.282 taken

  • 1
    Which of the following is not suitable to use without religious beliefs?
    The Conscience
    Natural Law
    The Bible
    Situation Ethics
  • 2
    Who was Situation ethics founded by?
    Joseph Fletcher
    Nicki Minaj
    James Rachel
    John Stuart Mill
  • 3
    Situation is based on what is the...
    Most fair decision to make.
    Most loving thing to do.
    Right thing to do according to the Bible.
  • 4
    Many Theologists supported a love ethic such as which of the following who said "The law of love is the ultimate law because it is the negation of law."?
    Bill Merchant, 1898
    Paul Tillich, 1984
    Bill Merchant, 1856
    Paul Tillich, 1951
  • 5
    William Temple in 1917 said what
    "There is only one ultimate and invariable duty, and its formula is "Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself".
    "The Lord God only believes in loyalty and love"
    "Jesus only believes in one rule, love they neighbour"
  • 6
    Within the Catholic tradition, the Bible's authority is the same as the church. In practice this means that Catholics tend to listen....
    To the church on ethical issues as the church interprets the Bible in the modern world.
    To the Bible on ethical issues as all other views are merely interpretations
    To the Pope as he channels the holy spirit
  • 7
    Reading the Bible raises other issues. Which one of the following is NOT an issue
    Is it the literal word of God, or merely inspired by God?
    It is absolute and so easy to follow
    Is it possible to dismiss large chunks as having been written for people in an entirely different society?
  • 8
    Fletcher saw the need for rules, but he said
    We need to be ready to abandon them when love demands this.
    We need to be able to balance both the bible and our conscience
    We need to learn to listen to our conscience
  • 9
    Natural Law holds a dominant position within which Christian denomination?
    Within Protestant denomination
    Within Quaker denomination
    Within Catholic denomination
  • 10
    Many Christians adopt deontological positions and think we should act according to BLANK They may be less influenced by Aquinas in this, and Protestants tend to be less sure about moral absolutes.
    Respect for one another
    Our conscience
    God's design or purpose for our lives.

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