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Enkele opmerkinge oor die gewete

J. A. Heyns

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 14, No 1 (1993), 84-96. doi: 10.4102/ve.v14i1.1277

Submitted: 09 September 1993
Published:  09 September 1993


Some remarks on conscience
The phenomenon of the human conscience has been not only the object of penetrating analysis through the centuries, but also a highly abused human faculty. The question can be asked: is conscience concerned only with manís relation to himself, or also with manís relation to Cod and to other men and even to institutions such as the state and the church? To certain people conscience pretends to be the voice of God within them and therefore the standard for the relation to other men. But in this case man himself became God.

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