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THEO 204 - Introduction to Christian Ethics

Introduction to Christian Ethics

THEO 204
Introduction to Christian Ethics

Semester:
  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Fall (September 7 - December 6, 2021)
Program:

Undergraduate, 3 credits

Instructor:

Christine Jamieson

Direct Access Fee:

$20 CAD + applicable taxes.

Description

This course is an introduction to the field of ethics in the context of Christian faith. Christian ethics is presented as an active quest towards understanding and guiding Christian moral living. There is a brief presentation of the historical background to Christian ethics, an exploration of the points of convergence with other religious traditions, as well as the interrelationship between morality and freedom. The course will include a reflection on the problem of evil as a diminishment of persons and societies as well as a section on moral development and moral maturity.

Prerequisite:

NOTE: Students who have received credit for THEZ 204 may not take this course for credit.

Book

Living with Other People: An Introduction to Christian Ethics Based on Bernard Lonergan by Kenneth R. Melchin.

Registration Information

Concordia students must register for this course in their MyConcordia portal. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material.

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Course Outline

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