Mere Christianity (CBL)/Week 1

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Assignments[edit]

  1. Read pg. 3-12
  2. Write a well developed response that expands upon a theme or concept from this week's reading.
  3. Answer weekly question set
  4. Study for the Book I Quiz next week

Discussion[edit]

This week's discussion will be held at TIME on DATE in the AWF virtual universe, Agape World at the AWF School facility.There is a section on the talk page where you can post topics and questions for us to go over. If you are unable to make it, your questions can also be posted in a separate section to the talk page, where I will do my best to answer them shortly.

Final Essay[edit]

Each week there will be a section similar to this one covering the Final Essay. You will be able to submit your essay from the beginning of Week 7 to the end of Week 10. Essays submitted in Weeks 7 and 8 will be returned during Week 9 and you will be able to revise and resubmit for a higher grade.

Handouts[edit]

Questions[edit]

After reading pages 3-12 and writing a response, please answer the following 10 questions in complete sentences. Each question will be worth one point, for a total of ten points possible.

  1. According to Lewis, is morality individual or societal? How does he justify his position?
  2. What does Lewis call the Law of Human Nature? Why?
  3. Do different civilizations and ages have different moralities? How do we know this is the case?
  4. What form of hypocrisy, or double standard can be seen in the mindset of moral relativists?
  5. What is the foundation of all clear thinking about ourselves and the universe we live in?
  6. Is the Moral Law a herd instinct? Why or why not?
  7. What does Lewis say about impulses?
  8. What tune does the Moral Law make? How?
  9. What does the book differentiate from the Law of Human Nature on page 10? Why is this important and how does it relate to Question 3?
  10. What's so important about the Moral Law? Why do we need it?

Quiz[edit]

The quiz on this unit will open next week. It will consist of 25 free response questions similar to the weekly questions. Any material from Book I is fair game and you should begin studying now to maximize your score. Each question is worth 1 point and will be graded based upon completeness and comprehension.