CU 2228: Moral Theology/Contemporary Issues

Course Department
Credits 2
Course ID
009333
Consideration of the moral and spiritual life from the apostolic age to the present, with reflection on the role of human nature, human action, conscience, judgment, character, virtue, vice, and the relationship of nature and grace in human action, the role of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit and the guidance of scripture and theological reflection on the moral life. From these foundations, students will study conscience formation in moral decision making and the role of the magisterium in dealing with moral questions and conflict--course will engage students in study and reflection on contemporary issues in medicine, the use of medical technology, genetic research and biomedical science.
Semester Offered