Making Moral Decisions in Different Religious Context. Essay

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Table of contents
Title of project: Making moral decisions in Different religious Context.
Introduction: overview of the project aims and objectives
Chapter one: +A world view of seven world religions.
1 Indian origin –Buddhism and Hinduism
2 Chinese origin –Taoism and Confucianism
3 Semitic origin –Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Chapter two:
(A)-How to make a moral decision?
Human as a moral agent analysing their…
1 Background
2 Experience
3 Religion
4 Conscience
(B)- Catholic Moral Theory and the Three Font Principle.
1 Act
2 Motive
3 Circumstance

Chapter three: The business of morality in each specific Religion.

Conclusion: Does religion make a Difference to Moral decision making?

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Confucius was a man born in 552BC and died in 479BC. He was born in a period known as the spring and autumn period in the independent state of Lu. He was well educated and had an enormous interest in the history of his people. At twenty two years of age he opened a school where he educated others. He was later promoted to office of minister of justice. Confucius introduced a moral order never seen before and the state prospered from the changes. He tried to tackle the state of Lu to conform to his teachings yet failed; the preservation of a good government was not a priority for Lu. He resigned from his position and with his followers travelled for thirteen years in pursuit of a ruler who would accept his teachings. After his death his disciples declared him as a sage without flaw, the perfect man. Confucius is regarded as sympathetic, considerate toward others and affectionate in nature. Confucianism consists not only of the teachings of Confucius but also of the teachings of the ancient historic Chinese beliefs. Their scriptures are divided into two books “The five classics” and “The four books”.
The five classics: 1. The classic of Changes. (A book of divination.) 2. The classic of History. (The theology of ancient Chou.) 3. The book of Poetry. (Poetry dealing with numerous themes.) 4. The book of Ritual. (Rules of conduct.) 5. The spring and autumn annals. (Shows the

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