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Chapter 13 Presentation


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Chapter 13 Presentation

  1. 2. Money is not everything, maybe who doesn’t have money have more spirit, faith and trust in God than others..
  2. 3. A just person is that who is sensitive and faithful to the demands of others, who relate rightly with other.
  3. 4. Different Types of JUSTICE <ul><li>Justice is closely connected with Catholic tradition and is found in the person and teachings of Jesus Christ </li></ul><ul><li>The act of receiving the Holy Communion (the body and blood of Jesus) is a communion of love and justice with others </li></ul><ul><li>There are Three Types of Justice </li></ul><ul><li>1. Commutative Justice </li></ul><ul><li>2. Legal Justice </li></ul><ul><li>3. Distributive Justice </li></ul>
  4. 5. COMMUTATIVE JUSTICE <ul><li>Pertains to contractual relationships between individuals, and between institutions with the legal status of a person (corporations). </li></ul><ul><li>Commutative justice in a certain sense is not personal . </li></ul><ul><li>Commutative justice is important because of the nature of the agreement , which creates a trust and confidence factor that helps society </li></ul><ul><ul><li>without it society would slip into anarchy and mistrust. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. LEGAL JUSTICE <ul><li>The relationship of the individual to society , based on law and the enforcement of law. </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as contributive justice . </li></ul><ul><li>The most celebrated expression of contributive justice was stated in president J. F. Kennedy ’ s inaugural address; “ ask not what your country can do for you- ask what you can do for your country. ” </li></ul>
  6. 7. DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE <ul><li>The relationship of government to the individual, and the government ’ s obligations. </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with non-economic/ economic goods, unequal distribution, equality </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Goods: </li></ul><ul><li>- The good of citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>- The good of security and public </li></ul><ul><li> assistance (welfare) </li></ul><ul><li>- The economic good </li></ul><ul><li>- The goods of offices and positions </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The church lives upon different forms of government and does not judge any other types of government </li></ul><ul><li>Church brings gospel perspective of justice to bear on all political and economic systems </li></ul>
  8. 9. OWNERSHIP <ul><li>TODAY, people need material of goods when becoming to be seen as an extension of owning a body </li></ul><ul><li>Church believes “the right to private property is valid and necessary” but not an absolute right </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>G ood value that unites us to one another in the distribution of wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Catholic social teaching has regularly supported the common good </li></ul><ul><li>individual goods ought to serve the common good-justice , not fear </li></ul><ul><li>preferential option for the poor is the basic teaching of Catholic and it is commitment to the poor </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>The U.S. bishops proposed three priorities in economic decision making: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The fulfillment of basic needs of poor is the highest priority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing active participation in economic life by those who are presently excluded or vulnerable is a high social priority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The investment of wealth, talent, or human energy should be specially directed to benefit those who are poor or economically insecure </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>If we are equal, why can’t all works get the same amount of money for no matter what kind of job they have? </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>① NEED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-all people should have the things that </li></ul></ul><ul><li>they need for their living </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ex. food, shelter, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-the ones that do not need supporters, they should help support others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ex. people living on streets, survivors of war, etc </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>② A JUST WAGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-wages should be given to the </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ones who are experiencing a </li></ul><ul><li> difficult life that don’t have the </li></ul><ul><li> basic needs </li></ul><ul><li>③ EFFORT AND SKILL REQUIRED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-people with the basic needs do not require extra assistance because the skills and efforts that they have, will help them get money needed for everyday life </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>④ PRODUCTIVITY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- depending on people’s job, the higher level of productivity is frequently cited as the reason for the higher salaries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Higher level of productivity </li></ul><ul><li>= Higher Salaries </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Matthew 20:1-6 (parable of vineyard) </li></ul><ul><li>The Works in the Vineyard </li></ul><ul><li>NO MATTER WHAT TYPE OF PERSON YOU ARE, GOD TREATS EVERYONE THE SAME WAY JUST BECAUSE HE WANTS TO. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Love, Justice and the Golden Rule <ul><li>Another option in distributive justice can be found in the Sermon on the Mount and is known as the Golden Rule (there are two readings in the New Testament) </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew 7.2: “In everything do to others as you would have them do to you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Luke 6.31: “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Love your enemies and expect nothing in return </li></ul>
  17. 18. Living Christian Justice <ul><li>Douglas Roche : </li></ul><ul><li>A Senator who was against nuclear weapons and terrorism </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Jo Leddy : </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of Romero House for Refugees in Toronto and an author </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Rosalie Bertell : </li></ul><ul><li>A Grey Nun who is recognized internationally as an expert in the field of radiation </li></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>We are going to handout the crossword sheet </li></ul><ul><li>You have 10 minutes to fill it out with a partner or in groups of three </li></ul><ul><li>The first group that finishes with the correct answer, would get a prize </li></ul><ul><li>ENJOY THE GAME^^ </li></ul>