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: DP3211L
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Evaluate the theological foundations of Christian ethics from a Lutheran perspective
Examine and critique moral discourse from a Lutheran standpoint
Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of the nature and complexity of ethical problems in today’s world
Critically apply biblical and theological insights to contemporary ethical issues
At least 36 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology (CT) is desirable
Learner-centred approach, incorporating strategies such as lectures, group discussion and debate, reporting on weekly set readings, visual representation of ideas by students, personal reflection and brainstorming.
Portfolio 2000 words
Essay 3000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 00:10:59 +1100