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: DT3100T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Moral Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes


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.

Unit sequence

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


Lectures and seminars or similar.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Essay of 1,500 words

1500 30.0

Essay of 2,500 words

2500 60.0
Seminar or Tutorial

seminar paper, presented as 1,000 words

1000 10.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-27 12:16:45 +1000