Chapter 3 – Class Handout

21 Sep


1.     Lack of restrictions

2.     Ability to be able to

God’s Respect for Human Freedom


  1. Implications for the God-World Relationship
  1. Problem of Pain


Power – Capacity to Influence

Persuasion vs. Coercion

Components of a Moral Action

Paragraph 1750 CCC

The morality of human acts depends on:

– the object chosen;

– the end in view or the intention;

– the circumstances of the action.

The object, the intention, and the circumstances make up the “sources,” or constitutive elements, of the morality of human acts.

Will and Intellect

Vocabulary Page 56

Indifferent Acts



Full Knolwedge

Human Act


Indifferent Acts

Indirect Responsibility

Partial Knowledge



Violence (external)

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