The context of this unit is the Catholic theological tradition and it proceeds on the basis that human sexuality concerns affectivity, the formation of a genuine relationship of love that leads to marriage, and more generally bonds of communion with others. The unit explores Catholic teaching pertaining to sexuality in general, marriage and family, other committed relationships, and education in sexuality. These themes are studied within a framework that considers human sexuality as an integral dimension of the human person. (This unit may be offered in online mode.)
Unit code: DT2020C
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Moral Theology
Proposing College: Catholic Theological CollegeShow when this unit is running
Explain the significant developments in the history of Christian thought with regard to human sexuality.
Articulate a contemporary understanding of human sexuality as an integral dimension of the human person as it is reflected within the Catholic tradition.
Explain the Catholic understanding of marriage and the family in today’s context.
Articulate present Church teachings with regard to specific aspects of human sexuality within a pastoral context.
Articulate some key principles of education in human sexuality in Catholic schools and in parishes.
BS1001C; BS1002C; CT1100C; CT1110C
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15-minute tutorial presentation
1-hour written examination
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 22 Jul, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:51 +1000