A Description Of And Justification For The Student 's Controlling Values

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A description of and justification for the student 's basic beliefs which form the foundation of his/her worldview.
The foundation of my beliefs comes from a combination of my upbringing and life experiences. Attending church on a regular basis as a child with my mom and grandmother instilled biblical perspectives in my beliefs. As a teenager and young adult I explored different churches, just to see what else was out there. Personally experienced a few unethical things, which made me realize I needed to return to my upbringing as a Christian. My basic beliefs are to treat others with respect and dignity in the interest of all.
A description of and justification for the student 's controlling values.
I feel I relate well to Hill’s three-legged stool ethical model. You need to have holiness, justice, and love to operate as a Christian in today’s society. As Hill states, "Christian ethics does not involve either-or analysis-as if we could choose between holiness, justice and love-but rather a synthesis in which all three conditions must be met before an action can be considered moral" (Hill, 1997, p. 16). This speaks greatly to my controlling values and what I feel is needed in an ethical creed. While this is hard to accomplish and I struggle with a few of these, my goal is to become better at them in my actions for the future. God’s wish is that we treat others as He treats us. In Romans 14:10 it says, “You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why…

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