KNT2964HF Christian Ethics Syllabus

University of Toronto, Fall 2016


About This Course

This course examines various theories of ethics throughout Christian history and the practical ethical issues that Christians face in today’s changing society, which include ethics of life, ethics for the earth, and ethics of just peace. The course consists of three parts: 1) the theoretical foundations for Christian ethical thinking, 2) various practical ethical issues for today, 3) integration. The classes will be led in a lecture and discussion format. Students are required to write a major paper, short weekly reading reports, and a presentation.