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Ch. 4 Justice and Virtues

Justifying the Virtues

Bruce M

on 8 March 2013

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Transcript of Ch. 4 Justice and Virtues

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere By Bruce Morrison and Tyler Steitz...Drake Meyer Cardinal Virtues Prudence
Justice The Virtue Justice Important Definitions Cardinal Virtues: Virtues that enable us to live moral lives.
Legal Justice: Regulates Citizens' obligations to the larger Society and Government.
Commutative Justice: Calls for fairness in exchanges between individuals and private groups.
Distributive Justice: Sees to the Just distribution of the Goods of creation that God intends for all to use and share. Drake did this Prudence is good common sense.
"Right reason in action"
It helps us discover what is good in every situation and helps us choose the right ways of achieving it. Prudence Fortitude helps us conquer fear.
It gives us the firmness, strength, and courage to deal with temptations, difficulties, and dangers.
It is the spiritual courage to help us do what is right. Fortitude Temperance moderates the attraction of pleasures and provides balance in the use of created goods.
It controls our appetites and use the goods we are given in the way God intended. Temperance RealCatholicTV. "The Virtue of Justice." YouTube. YouTube, 01 Dec. 2010. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12k-xtSjBCU>. Bibliography "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012.
<http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i766.photobucket.com/albums/xx309/Dante_destroyer/poorlydrawndragon.jpg>. The Church and Social Justice Through the ages the church has had many saints and writers trying call people back to the justice message of the bible.
Many of the well known people that represent this are: Mother Theresa, Saint Francis of Assisi, and Saint Vincent de Paul. Life is Beautiful Important Points The Catholic church depends on the teachings of the Cardinal Virtues.
Jesus shows us that by doing justice in the world you can enter the kingdom of heaven.
Just doing the small things such as giving money is not a "ticket out."
Justice protects peoples' rights and ensures a good society.
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