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An introduction to the content, methods, and practices of Christian ethics through select key voices, past and present, in Christian ethics and using tools for moral reflection/action. Focus on moral issues, for example, poverty and ecological destruction. Students will be encouraged to refine the ethical awareness they bring to a variety of moral challenges within their lives, the churches, society and wider world. Lectures, small group discussions; analysis of a moral argument (30%); paper on a theological ethicist (figure) (30%); final integrative project on wealth and poverty (40%). Prerequisites: Introductory Bible and Theology.
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The aim of this course is threefold: 1. To focus on some of the primary texts that deal specifically with the Christian doctrine of atonement and reconciliation. 2. To examine the internal theological coherence and consistency of these “theories” and their value and importance for today. 3. To consider the nature of the doctrines of reconciliation as reformed and ecumenical theologians, and to explore their meaning and relevance in the contemporary world.
AD students enrol in KNT6271HS (not offered in the Winter 2011 term)
Course Description: This course focuses on a pastoral interpretation of 1 Corinthians and how this letter may be proclaimed in the life of the church today. Through an investigation of letter structure, a social cultural reading, congregational studies, and homiletical theory this course will seek to elucidate the possibilities of Paul’s letter for preaching today.
Growth and development of the Presbyterian tradition within Canada with particular note of themes which continue to affect the church today. Lecture and class participation. Prerequisite: 1000 and 2000 level history course. Major assignment and book review.