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.
Distinguish between the respective roles of human experience, Scripture, narrative, emotions, and worship, within contemporary Christian ethics
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principal theories of Christian ethics
Apply Christian ethical methods to contemporary case studies
Appraise the strengths and weaknesses of each theory of ethics
Integrate Christian faith and contemporary ethics with specific examples.
CT1000T Christian Creeds (or equivalent) and one other level 2 CT or BS
Lectures and seminars or similar.
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
Essay of 1,500 words
|Seminar or Tutorial||
seminar paper, presented as 1,000 words
Essay of 2,500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2016
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-30 19:16:45 +1100