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Use of the Bible in Ethics

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The unit will examine a broad range of approaches to the use of the Bible in ethics. A number of case studies will illustrate the diversity of biblical material as it relates to particular ethical topics (such as war, reconciliation, human rights, wealth and poverty, abortion, ecology, and sexuality). In exploring hermeneutical analogies, consideration will be given to the similarities and differences between biblical cultures and our own multicultural contexts. Attention will also be paid to the ways in which Biblical models and interpretation may play a role in public life.

Code
BS3020W (Classroom) / BS3720W (Online)
Unit offered alternatively as DT3020W (Classroom) / DT3720W (Online)
Level
Undergraduate
Discipline
Biblical Studies (BS)
Field
Biblical Studies (B)
Prerequisites
30 points in Field B; 15 Points in Systematic Theology
Online
Yes
Location
Whitley College   view location >
Faculty
Mark Brett, Keith Dyer
Class Time
Three hours per week