Ethics in religion

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Ethics involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior.wikipedia
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Religion

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Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance.
Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.

Jewish ethics

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Christian ethics is not substantially different from Jewish ethics, except in the exhortation to love one's enemy.
Jewish ethics is the moral philosophy of the Jewish religion or the Jewish people.

Forgiveness

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Christian ethics in general has tended to stress the need for love, grace, mercy, and forgiveness because of sin.
In some Hindu texts, certain sins and intentional acts are debated as naturally unforgivable; for example, murder and rape; these ancient scholars argue whether blanket forgiveness is morally justifiable in every circumstance, and whether forgiveness encourages crime, disrespect, social disorder and people not taking you seriously.

Catholic moral theology

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Catholic moral theology is a major category of doctrine in the Catholic Church, equivalent to a religious ethics.

Secular ethics

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Secular ethics is a branch of moral philosophy in which ethics is based solely on human faculties such as logic, empathy, reason or moral intuition, and not derived from supernatural revelation or guidance—the source of ethics in many religions.

Ethics

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Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Ethics involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior.

Divine command theory

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He argues that divine command theory is also consistent with the view that moral truths can be found in all religions and that moral revelation can be found apart from religion.

Morality

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A central aspect of ethics is "the good life", the life worth living or life that is simply satisfying, which is held by many philosophers to be more important than traditional moral conduct.

Revelation

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Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance.

Simon Blackburn

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Simon Blackburn states that there are those who "would say that we can only flourish under the umbrella of a strong social order, cemented by common adherence to a particular religious tradition".

Buddhism

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Ethics in Buddhism are traditionally based on the enlightened perspective of the Buddha, or other enlightened beings who followed him.

Enlightenment in Buddhism

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Ethics in Buddhism are traditionally based on the enlightened perspective of the Buddha, or other enlightened beings who followed him.

Gautama Buddha

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Ethics in Buddhism are traditionally based on the enlightened perspective of the Buddha, or other enlightened beings who followed him.

Buddhist texts

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Moral instructions are included in Buddhist scriptures or handed down through tradition.

Five precepts

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According to traditional Buddhism, the foundation of Buddhist ethics for laypeople is the Pancasila: no killing, stealing, lying, sexual misconduct, or intoxicants.

Vinaya

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Buddhist monks and nuns take hundreds more such vows (see vinaya).

Middle Way

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To find a justifiable approach to such problems it may be necessary not just to appeal to the precepts or the vinaya, but to use more basic Buddhist teachings (such as the Middle Way) to aid interpretation of the precepts and find more basic justifications for their usefulness relevant to all human experience.

Noble Eightfold Path

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The Buddha provided some basic guidelines for acceptable behavior that are part of the Noble Eightfold Path.

Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Theravada monk Bhikkhu Bodhi has observed:

Divine grace

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Christian ethics in general has tended to stress the need for love, grace, mercy, and forgiveness because of sin.

Mercy

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Christian ethics in general has tended to stress the need for love, grace, mercy, and forgiveness because of sin.

Christian views on sin

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Christian ethics in general has tended to stress the need for love, grace, mercy, and forgiveness because of sin.

Virtue

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With divine assistance, the Christian is called to become increasingly virtuous in both thought and deed, see also the Evangelical counsels.

Evangelical counsels

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With divine assistance, the Christian is called to become increasingly virtuous in both thought and deed, see also the Evangelical counsels.

Vice

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Conversely, the Christian is also called to abstain from vice.