“theology has left behind an exclusively act-centered look at sin” Analysis
- Bernard Häring believes it is a positive step that “theology has left behind an exclusively act-centered look at sin” [p. 93, “Sin in Post-Vatican II Theology]. Explain what he means when he speaks of “fundamental option,” and show how this understanding of fundamental option would be relevant to the ethical issues raised in the Case Study, “Executive Pay: Reward or Excess?”
- From the article “Narrative and the Social Dynamics of Virtue,” by Anne Patrick, explain and demonstrate how one would approach the significant moral issues in the Case Study, “Oil and the Caribou People,” from the patriarchal paradigm and how one would approach those same issues from the egalitarian paradigm.
- Core Curriculum Question for “Faith and Society”: [This question will not be graded but must be completed as part of the Final Exam.]