Christian Worldview And Biblical Absolutes

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This course suggests that by investigating various avenues and approaches of ethical analysis within the context of a Christian worldview, and Biblical absolutes; and by studying the exercise of leadership and specific cases of ethical dilemmas that require moral judgment, I would be expected to promote the understanding of the role of values and ethics as leaders– as the only way to have ultimate success and a lasting impact in the workplace (church or business). I believe that the Christian perspective to ethics premises on the assumption that ethical behaviour for the Christian is not only about issues of right and wrong, but it is also about choosing God’s best for each situation; and a personal values framework with a decisioning basis…show more content…
Subsequently I have found myself asking a fundamental dilemma as to whether ethics is Christian; and if there is anything called Christian ethics – or if ethics simply is absolute and is universal. I don’t expect a YES or a NO answer; but the development and realization of a principle and mindset that seeks point others to Christ by a lifestyle of service and ethical choices – without necessarily branding those choices as Christian. It must be appreciated further that ethics it is not always about rightness or wrongness versus Goodness and badness; because right or good, and wrong or bad is not necessarily true or false. And again ethics may not be feelings, religion, the law or whatever society accepts – it can only be based on a standard or system which all goals, actions and results are qualified…show more content…
According to the Catholic encyclopaedia every people, even the most uncivilized and uncultured, has its own morality or sum of prescriptions which govern its moral conduct; and nature had so provided that each man establishes for himself a code of moral concepts and principles which are applicable to the details of practical life, without the necessity of awaiting the conclusions of science. Ethics is therefore the scientific or philosophical treatment of morality. The subject-matter proper of ethics being deliberate, free actions of man; for these alone are in our power, and concerning these alone can rules of ethics be prescribed, not concerning those actions which are performed without deliberation, or through ignorance or coercion (and which can be left to the realms of God’s infinite judgments). Besides this, the scope of ethics must include whatever has reference to free human acts, whether as principle or cause of action, or as effect of action – aligned to love. Ethics then merely having to do with the order which relates to man as man, and which makes of him a good man, under God’s universal direction which he has required of him (Micah

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