Content

This unit examines the theological foundations of Christian ethics from a Lutheran perspective. The unit also explores the application of moral theology to selected ethical issues. The various ethical issues that will be considered in the unit, include abortion, euthanasia, sexuality, marriage, economics and politics, environmental issues and war and violence.

Unit Code: CT2211L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Discuss the theological foundations of Christian ethics from a Lutheran perspective

2.

Examine moral discourse from a Lutheran standpoint

3.

Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and complexity of ethical problems in today’s world

4.

Critically apply biblical and theological insights to contemporary ethical issues

Unit sequence

At least 18 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology (CT) is desirable

Pedagogy

Combination of lectures, discussion and tutorials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Essay 2700 words

60.0
Portfolio

Portfolio 1800 words

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 00:10:07 +1100