This subject explores the connections between Christian theology and practice, philosophical and theological ethics, and ethical discernment in contemporary society. It examines the biblical, theological, ecclesial, philosophical and scientific resources for Christian ethical reflection and action. Distinctive features of Christian ethical reflection, moral judgements and moral practices are surveyed from various theological and historical perspectives. The subject also considers a range of ethical issues from areas such as politics, economics, war, the environment, medicine and sexuality.
School of Theology
Not available to students who have taken THL493 Theological Ethics or THL224.
Students are recommended to have prior knowlege equivalent to or studied THL111, THL113 and TH215.
THL493 Paired Subject
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