(Confusion between Theological Beliefs and Ethical Principles) (Student’s Name) (University’s Name) Human beings are conditioned to follow social ethics and conventional principles from cradle to grave. Ethics guide social interaction; it defines what is right and what is wrong. Religion is worship of superhuman controlling power. Religious principles entail a commitment to set of beliefs beliefs that answer life complex questions such as who is God? What is his nurture? There is a thin line between definition and operationalization. Religion supplements ethical principles but does it overrule? Let us discuss this confusion. While religious and ethical principles play vital social by ethics protection of the basic human right. Ethics recognizes rights of all without any prejudice nor subversion. Religion supplement ethical principles its definition is debatable interpretation and operationalization of religion are varied beliefs and norms vary therefore cannot be applied universally it cannot be ethically justified. References Cited Ambrose D. & Cross T. L. (2009). Morality ethics and gifted minds. New York: Springer. Jenkins J. (2003). Ethics and religion. Oxford: Heinemann Educational. Bstan-ʼdzin-Rgya-Mtsho. (2011). Beyond Religion: Ethics for a whole world. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Richard and Elder L. (2009). Critical Thinking: Ethical Reasoning and Fair-minded Thinking Part II. Appalachian State University. [...]
write an essay about possible confusion between religious beliefs and ethical principles. Are there practices within this faith that might be critiqued as unethical? How should we apply the fundamentals of ethical reasoning in this case.