Foundations of Christian Ethics

Course Description

This course is a survey of major themes, topics, and methods of contemporary Christian ethics. During the survey, we will explore how a particular method may shape one’s ethical analysis and evaluation with respect to various ethical issues, both practical and theoretical.

Particular attention is to be given to the source of moral knowledge, the justification of moral beliefs, human nature, and the place of religious conviction in politics.

  • Course Categories: Ethics, General Theology
  • Science Topics: Life Sciences, Neuroscience, Brain, & Mind
  • Seminaries: Wake Forest University School of Divinity
  • Syllabus: Foundations of Christian Ethics
  • Tags:
    evolution, Christian Ethics, human nature, moral psychology, neuroscience, theology, science and religion, brain and mind, mainline protestant, life sciences

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