BBS Course Description-Ethics

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ET 200. Introduction to Religious Ethics (3 credits) 

This course examines the nature and principles of Christian ethics and the application of these principles to current social issues. Emphasis is given to the study of Biblical morality. (Previous number ET.300).

ET 215. Christian Ethics (3 credits)

The goal, motive, standard, and unity of biblical ethics. In-depth treatment of ethical questions, and a brief biblical examination of some current non-Christian ethical positions.

ET 300. New Testament Ethics (3 credits)

This course examines appropriate Christian ethical conduct based upon the text of the New Testament. Of particular interest will be Christian behavior toward others within and outside of the Church and appropriate ethical conduct by ministers and professional Christian members. . (Previous number ET.400).

 ET301. Old Testament Ethics (3 credits)

This course examines appropriate Christian ethical conduct based upon the text of the Old Testament. Of particular interest will be Christian behavior toward others within and outside of the Church and appropriate ethical conduct by ministers and professional Christian members. (Previous number ET.401).

ET 302. Ten Commandments (3 credits) 

Taking its cue from Biblical notion of the covenant of Old Testament. The course probes and develops the ethical dimensions of life in Christ for the late 20th century for Christ’s Church members. (Previous number ET.402).

ET 403. Law and Grace (3 credits)

The reformed tradition has always embraced a positive role for the law within the Christian life, yet the relationship between law and divine grace has not always been clearly understood or articulated. This course examines the law-grace connection by considering biblical themes and the use of the covenants as organizing principle in Reformed confections and theological reflections.

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