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: DT3109T
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Moral Theology
Delivery Mode: Online
Proposing College: Trinity College Theological SchoolShow when this Unit is running
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
6 fortnightly sessions online. Each session consists of the teacher's multi-media lessons augmented by the set texts, online forums and tasks.
Essay of 2,500 words
Essay of 1,500 words
Tutorial reflection equivalent of 1,000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2016
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-27 13:00:15 +1000