Content

This unit explores community, love and justice as key themes of Christian theology, ethics, Christian anthropology. It explores the sources of moral knowledge and consideration of the role of human experience, scripture, narrative, and worship as shaping Christian ethics. Themes explored include an introduction to moral conscience, virtue, character and discipleship The unit offers an opportunity to integrate basic Christian theological, biblical and historical perspectives and to enter into critical discussion with ethical issues that face contemporary society.

Unit Code: CT9109T

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Distinguish between the roles of human experience, Scripture, narrative, emotions, and worship, within contemporary Christian ethics

2.

Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principal theories of Christian ethics

3.

Apply Christian ethical methods to contemporary case studies

4.

Appraise the strengths and weaknesses of each theory of ethics

5.

Critically assess approaches to contemporary ethics in the light of present issues

Unit sequence

CT1000T Creeds (or equivalent) and one other level 2 CT or BS

Pedagogy

Web material, tutorial discussions

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

essay of 2,000 words

30.0

essay of 3,000 words

50.0

Tutorial reflection, equivalent of 1,000 words

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 8 Oct, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-11 10:32:58 +1100