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TMCE 8520 Ethics in an Ecumenical Perspective (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will treat some of the major themes and exemplars of moral theology and/or Christian ethics in the last half century. Authors treated will include Roman Catholics such as Lisa Sowle Cahill, Josef Fuchs, Germain Grisez, Bernard Hring, Richard McCormick, William Spohn, and Protestants such as Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, James Gustafson, Beverly Wildung Harrison, Stanley Hauerwas, H. Richard Niebuhr, and Paul Ramsey. Topics treated will include methodologies, approaches to moral reasoning, the role of Scripture in Christian ethics, conscience, natural law, moral norms, and casuistry.


Instructor(s): James T. Bretzke, SJ

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: School of Theology and Ministry course WJ Req: Moral Theology


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13