New Testament Ethics

RELIGION758

The distinctive patterns of ethical teaching in the various New Testament writings and consideration of the various ways in which the New Testament might inform contemporary ethical reflection. Representative uses of the New Testament in theological ethics (for example, Niebuhr, Barth, Yoder, Hauerwas, Schüssler Fiorenza, Gutierrez) and selected topics (for example, violence, divorce, anti-Judaism, abortion, wealth, and poverty). 3 units.