Bishop Sanborn responds to the "rupture theology" article
newschoolman Wrote:I already gave this one above)
Quote:An invincibly erroneous conscience must be obeyed.
If a man is not obliged to follow an invincibly erroneous conscience; then he is not obliged to follow a correct conscience. Precisely because the error is invincible a man has no means of detecting it. Hence he cannot distinguish between a correct conscience and an invincibly erroneous conscience. Both are the same to him. Hence if he must obey in one case, he must obey in the other.
The same conclusion follows from a consideration of the will act.  The will act becomes good or bad inasmuch as it embraces an object, not as the object is in itself, but as the object is presented by the intellect as good or bad.  (Higgins, Man as Man, The Science and Art of Ethics, 1958, TAN Reprint 1992, p. 135)
Yes. I saw that, newschoolman, and I thank you for it. That give one source at least. You do have any more sources for this doctrine of moral theology?
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Re: Bishop Sanborn responds to the "rupture theology" article - by GodFirst - 06-05-2009, 12:34 AM



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