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ThM541 Moral Theology (3 Credits)

Moral Theology will orient theology students to the study of the development and contemporary problematic of sin, repentance and virtue. This course will also explore the reflections of the Christian Tradition on war and pacifism. Other topics to be discussed are the role of the Scripture in Christian moral reflection and ways of living morally in the Christian community.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the scriptural, doctrinal and liturgical documentary sources of the theology of sin.
  • Learn about evolving theological models of sin and understand the call to repentance and on-going conversion.
  • Be familiar with the current debate within the Christian community on the morality of particular wars and warfare in general.