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Introduction to the ethical teaching of the Bible as a foundation for the responsibilities of marriage and family living, race relations, economic and political life.
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:
- Describe the basic concepts, terms and theories associated with the study of ethics.
- Provide comprehensive explanation and critical evaluation of how Christian ethics differs from other ethical systems, including analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of Divine Command morality.
- Identify and discuss relevant biblical texts and classic texts from the history of Christian thought.
- Address the role of Virtue Ethics in the Christian tradition including definitions of virtue as well as place of saints, ancient and contemporary.
- Provide an ethical analysis from a Christian perspective of current trends and changes in social issues covering the following issues: marriage and divorce, homosexuality, abortion, infanticide and euthanasia, capital punishment, civil disobedience, war and peace, public education.
- Demonstrate understanding of justice and the role in bringing about justice through choices about voting, activism, lifestyle and consumption patterns. Include reference to the approach of Liberation Theology and other contemporary approaches by theologians and church leaders regarding economic justice.