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DT3194B Christian Ethics: Theories, Themes and Issues

  • Unit Code & NameDT3194B Christian Ethics: Theories, Themes and Issues
  • Cross CodeDP3194B
  • DescriptionThis unit will assess major theories of ethical action and ethical character in contemporary Christian contexts.

    Students will consider theories of Christian character, what it is to think and reason ethically, and how theories of Christian ethics are applied in current Christian ethical discourse. Selected controverted issues will be examined in the light of ethical theories studied.
  • FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
  • DisciplineDT - Moral Theology
  • LevelUndergraduate
  • Semester1, 2018
  • Delivery ModeIntensive
  • DateApril 30 - May 11 | 100 Maidstone St, Ringwood
  • Prerequisites15 Points in Field B or CT and 30 points in Field D
  • Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1. Examine major ethical theories of action and Christian character;
    2. Assess the "Wesleyan quadrilateral" as a methodology for Christian ethics;
    3. Analyse debates around major themes in contemporary Christian ethics;
    4. Critically apply and evaluate theories of ethical action and method to contemporary ethical issues.