Undergraduate Course: Ethics and Society (THET08015)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Students will be introduced to philosophical, biblical and theological approaches to Christian ethics. They will discover the distinctive resources of Christian theological ethics for describing human flourishing and sustaining Christian worshipping communities. They will explore the distinctiveness of the moral life of the Church, and its significance for contemporary moral dilemmas.
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| 1. Describe key features of the tradition of Christian ethics, and their theological character.
2. Mobilise key sources of Christian ethics including scripture, tradition and experience in moral argument.
3. Display a capacity for moral reasoning in relation to ethical dilemmas arising from forms of modern political and economic life, and their social and environmental contexts.
4. Give an account of the moral and social identity of the church, and of the ethical calling of the church and its members in society.
5. Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
6. Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
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|Course organiser||Dr David Grumett
Tel: (0131 6)50 8970
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900