|TITLE||Synoptic Study-unit 3: Moral Theology|
|LEVEL||03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
|DESCRIPTION||This synoptic study-unit will invite the student to manifest his or her knowledge and capacity of synthesis in the field of moral theology with reference to a number of contiguous philosophical subjects (Ethics" and "Philosophical Anthropology").
- To allow the student to manifest his or her knowledge of ethics and moral theology .
- To allow the student to manifest his or her capacity of synthesis in the fields of ethics and moral theology.
1. Knowledge & Understanding:
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to show evidence of a synthetic capacity of presentation of ethics and moral theology.
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to present a coherent and synthetic account of ethics and moral theology.
Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:
- HOLLENBACH, D., The Common Good and Christian Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge UP 2002.
- MARITAIN, J., Human Rights and Natural Law, San Francisco: Ignatius Press 1986.
- NOLAN, A., Jesus before Christianity: The Gospel of Liberation, London: DLT 2001.
- RICCARDI, A., Convivere, Bari: Laterza 2006.
- Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, The Social Agenda: A Collection of Magisterial Texts, Robert A Sirico - Maciej Zieba (eds), Città Del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana. (as pdf)
- Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana 2004.
- Coleman John, One Hundred Years of Catholic Social Thought: Celebration and Challenge, New York 1991. (BQT3416.O5)
- O'Brien David J - Shannon Thomas A, Catholic Social Teaching: The Documentary Heritage, New York 1992.
- Dwyer Judith A (ed.), The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, Minnesota: 1994 Ref. PBZ.
- CURRAN., C. & McCORMICK, R. (ed.), Dialogue about Catholic Sexual Teaching, (Readings in Moral Theology, No 8), New Jersey, Paulist Press, 1993.
- LAWLER R., et. al., Catholic Sexual Ethics, Indiana, Our Sunday Visitor Press, 1985.
- Pontifical Academy on the Family, Enchiridion on the Family: A Compendium of Church Teaching on Family and Life Issues from Vatican II to the Present, Pauline, 2004.
- Kelly, K., Divorce and Second Marriage, Chapman, New York, 1996.
- Mackin, Th., What is Marriage?, vol. i, Paulist Press, Macarthur Blvd., Mahwah, New Jersey, 1982.
- Mackin, Th., Divorce and Remarriage, vol. ii, Paulist Press, Macarthur Blvd., Mahwah, New Jersey, 1984.
- FORD NORMAN, THE PRENATAL PERSON. ETHICS FROM CONCEPTION TO BIRTH, BLACKWELL, 2002.
- BASTERRA F. J. ELIZARI, BIOETHICS, ST PAUL, 1991.
- Lawler, M., Marriage and the Catholic Church. Disputed Questions, Liturgical Press, Minnesota, 2002.
- Mackin, Th., The Marital Sacrament, vol. iii, Paulist Press, Macarthur Blvd., Mahwah, New Jersey, 1989.
- Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics
- McIntrye A., After Virtue, University of Notre Dame Press, 1984.
- H. McCabe, Law, Love and Language, London, Sheed & Ward, 1968.
- M. Warnock, Ethics since 1900, Oxford Univ. Press, 1978.
- G.J. Warnock, Contemporary Moral Philosophy, St Martin's Press, New York, 1967.
|STUDY-UNIT TYPE||Independent Study|
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
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