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THEO 7762 Christian Ethics: Major Figures (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Will consider fundamental questions in Christian theological ethics. Major issues are Scripture and ethics, nature and grace, Christian ethics and philosophy or "reason," and faith and social action or politics. Two areas of applied ethics will be emphasized: (1) just war and pacifism; and (2) gender, sex, marriage. The approach will be both historical or descriptive, and critical or normative. Authors include Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, Menno Simons. This course is for doctoral students only.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Lisa Sowle Cahill

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17