From gay wedding cakes to fetal-derived vaccines, how far is too far when it comes to participating in other people's sin?
Or perhaps you really like a particular web browser, but then the company that built that browser starts to publicly advocate for no limits on abortions. What do you do? What should you do?
Maybe your buddy has asked to borrow your car after he received a suggestive text from his girlfriend. Can you give him the keys? Should you refuse?
These are all questions related to the concept of cooperation with evil, and the graphic below is meant to help you understand how a Catholic moral theologian would begin to answer these questions.
David Rummelhoff is a stay-at-home dad whose three little girls have him on a short leash since he finished his MA in theology. He pretends to have time to read and write, but he really spends his days incessantly preparing food for children with insatiable appetites and dangerous minds. He is the founder of Peter’s Mark.
This article first appeared at EpicPew. It is reprinted with kind permission here.
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