Your Life in Christ: Foundations in Catholic Morality (Third Edition)

Chapter 3: Relativism by Chris Stefanick


Relativism by Chris Stefanick

Film Focus: In this video, Chris Stefanick discusses relativism from the perspective that your mind is meant to be formed. He delves into the concept that to believe in something does not mean to be intolerant. In addition, he discusses the logical inconsistencies of relativism and how relativism is harmful to society.

Text Focus: Pages 91–92

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is relativism?
  2. Why does he say that your mind is meant to be closed? Does this explanation ring true in your life?
  3. Does believing something as true make you hate others? Does believing in in relativism make you tolerant? Why or why not?
  4. How is relativism logically inconsistent?
  5. How is relativism harmful?

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