Course Level: Graduate Level
Hybrid Course Format:
TWO DAY INTENSIVE: 10 hours of class time (not including breaks)
VIRTUAL ONLINE DISCUSSIONS: One weeknight per week (1.5 hours)
In this age of corporatism and cultural decay, the practice of Christian ethics is rare. Even in Christian organizations and local churches, few decision-makers ponder deeply before taking action in order to honor God and benefit the world for whom Christ died. All decision-making calls for exercise of the wisdom of moral principles. Indeed, everyone needs a sense of what it means to think ethically. This course uncovers underlying assumptions, embedded theology, and theories of ethics that tacitly appear on-the-job and explicitly emerge at decision-making tables.
Key Questions To Be Explored:
What does it mean to act ethically? Who gets to decide what is ethical?
How might Christian ethics be applied in society, home, and church?
How does the gospel inform decision-making?
What kind of moral foundation do people need in order to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God?