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Academic Bulletin Religion - 2012-13 - 270 REL 270

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REL 270 Theological Ethics

The course examines the relationship between religion and ethics from many different perspectives, beginning with theological models of talking about God, the self, and ethical goods and ending with discussions of specific ethical problems. American realism, Latin American liberation theology, Roman Catholic natural law theory, and environmental theology will be covered. Issues discussed include medical ethics, theology and economics, the problem of war, the role of the church in social change, and the nature of sin. Offered spring semesters.


Prerequisite: None. 


Credits: 1