Glossary for Lessons 1-3
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Term used by some theologians to refer to things that are morally indifferent.
Not subject to ethical evaluation
Medieval theologian who believed that general revelation and existential revelation were sufficient to communicate many moral principles, and that the Scriptures supplemented those teachings.
Figured used by John in Scripture to indicate sin.
Dr. Frame defines it for Christians as theology viewed as a means of determining which human persons, acts and attitudes receive God's blessing and which do not.
The practice of deliberately intervening to terminate someone's life in order to relieve their suffering.
Ethical perspective that considers the person, the motives, and the inner leading of the Holy Spirit.
Revelation through persons
Revelation through creation and history
Figure used by John in Scripture to indicate righteousness.
Ethical perspective that considers the standards as given in God's Word.
In theology, this is another term for clarity, used in reference to the Scriptures.
Ethical perspective that considers the problem itself, the goals, and the consequences.
Revelation that transcends the normal workings of creation
Related to the purpose of something. Another name give by Dr. Frame to the "situational" perspective.
Dr. Frame defines it as the application of the Word of God to all of life.