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ETHI/JUST 725S [EL]

Christian Ethics and U.S. Civil Society: Consumerism and the Environment, Spring 2011

Maria Teresa Dávila

What does U.S. civil society have to say to Christian Ethics? What do Christian ethics have to contribute to U.S. civil society? This dialogical conversation is examined in this course looking specifically at the question of consumerism as part of the dominant ethos of U.S. society and its relationship to the environmental crisis. The course asks the questions of what should be the role of the churches in the development of identity - what does it mean to be a U.S. citizen in a consumer society - as we ll as policy change and social transformation - solving the environmental crisis and the current green movement. Prerequisite: ETHI 601 or 602. Limit: 20. E-Learning

Spring - E-Learning


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.