Description: An exploration of the guiding assumptions and frameworks undergirding various ethical positions and their claims, especially in relationship to Christian theology. The course also analyzes the relationship between context and ethics, specifically as it pertains to the church and its role in the formation of Christian ethics. Implications for the practice of ethics in personal, social, economic, and political problems of our contemporary world will be examined and evaluated.
Science areas: Science readings were introduced in the already existing unit on the ethics of the pandemic. The readings included (1) an essay in the history of medicine, race, and the pandemic and (2) scientific resources for understanding the current COVID-19 pandemic. See Appendix 2.A. The readings provided students with resources to become informed ambassadors for the promotion of science-based justice in the pandemic in context of their respective ministries.CHTH533 Christian Ethics (Lomperis)