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Morality and Religion In the Greek Tradition: Divine laws takes precedence over human laws. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have similar views: According to these religious traditions, there is one and only one correct or true moral code: God’s Law
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In the Greek Tradition: Divine laws takes precedence over human laws. “Nor did I think your orders were so strong that you, a mortal man, could over-run the god’s unwritten and unfailing laws.” Sophocles’s Antigone “ I did not ask you to tell me what action is both pious and impious, but it seems that whatever is pleasing to the gods is also displeasing to them. “ Do the gods love piety because it is pious, or is it pious because they love it?” Socrates, Euthyphro
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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have similar views: Islam- Muslims- Moral Guidance: The Koran condemns some forms of behavior and praises others. Judeo-Christian Tradition:
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course HUM 282927 taught by Professor Edwards during the Fall '08 term at Florida State College.

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