A Strategy for Moral Decision Making (total word count of about 250 words)
Label sections a) and b) on your assignment. Stay with the course materials and do not use outside resources or research this week. Recall the total word count of about 250 words. The grading rubric will be used for scoring; the maximum point value of this writing assignment is 25 points.
a) Choose and explore one section (either I, II, III, or IV) from this week’s reading #4 on Formation of Conscience from the Catechism of the Catholic Church In about five sentences, tell which section stood out to you and why you consider it important.
b) Refer to this week’s reading #7, the article by Velasquez, et. al. Thinking Ethically
Which approach explored in the article matches most closely to the methods for making moral decision making from the other course materials this week? In a paragraph or two, explain why you chose this approach how it relates to the other course readings.
You may mention which approach in the Thinking Ethically article seems the least helpful, and how it may be reworked to be more helpful in moral decision making.
Read 6,7, 8, 9 prior to your Scholarly Written Assignment-
6. Click to follow the link: Formation of Conscience – Catechism of the Catholic Church, Conscience, paragraphs 1776-1802.
7. Click to follow the link: Retrieving Conscience Retrieving Conscience, by John J. Conley, S.J.
8. Click to follow the link, proceed down the document to paragraph #74: The Gospel of Life – Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), by Pope John Paul II.
9. Click to follow the link: Thinking Ethically: A Framework for Moral Decision Making Thinking Ethically by Manuel Velasquez, et.al.