Social Ethics

Social Ethics Course Description

By the end of this course the student should be able to:
(i)     Clarify current societal characteristics that affect church members in their ethical decision making,
(ii)    Name and interact with the current global social issues that are faced by his/her society,
(iii)   Apply the method of John Stott for developing ethical responses to the important ethical issues of today,
(iv)   Present a joint small group project that studies a social problem and apply the principles learned in it,
(v)    demonstrate ethical ways of thinking about the nuclear threat, the environment, work, unemployment, industrial relations, the poor, the rich and simple lifestyle, women, men and God, the culture, the family, and honor,
(vi)   Write his or her personal philosophy on social ethics with regard to the concepts of vision, work, perseverance, service and discipline.