Units (Subjects)

Christian Ethics (CT04)

2018 Semester 2 Wednesday Daytime Unit

Sex, guns and babies – what is Christian ethics in a postmodern, post-Christian, culturally relativist, morally subjectivist world where "everything is OK as long as you are true to yourself". Can you give a Christian viewpoint on the mini-Pill, euthanasia, IVF, divorce and remarriage, same-sex attraction, war, gambling, or which political party to vote for? Can you explain what makes something right or wrong? Would you go to the funeral of an Asian friend where there will be ancestor worship involved? Why are Christians vocal about some ethical issues (e.g., euthanasia and abortion) but not others (health, welfare, immigration)? In this unit we will: look at major ethical theories, construct our own Christian theory for ethics, and explore key issues in contemporary ethical debate.

Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132

Time & Dates:
Wednesdays 11.05am-12.50pm
18 July to 21 November 2018
Lecture breaks and exams are as per the College Calendar

Rev Rob Smith

Credit Points & Costs:
ACAT04 = 24hrs Audit (no assessments) – $480
CT04 = 24hrs Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies – $672

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