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THEO 5348 New Testament Ethics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An introduction to ethical reflection in the New Testament which will treat the teaching of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5-7 and parallels), select parables (Luke 10-19 and parallels) and moral formation in Pauline churches (Gal, 1 Cor). Individual modules will treat (a) social justice and concern for the poor; (b) love commands; and (c) sexuality, marriage and family. Students are introduced to ethical material from both Jewish and Stoic sources that deal with comparable topics.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Pheme Perkins

Prerequisites: Introductory course in either New Testament or Ethics.

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Last Updated: 11-Feb-15