This course is a study of core Christian values based on the teachings of Christ which should impact social and individual behavior, with consideration of the issues of practical theology and ethics theory.
After completing this course, students will be able to…
- Discuss the core Christian values which impact social and individual behavior.
- Identify and discuss ministerial ethics.
- Identify and discuss the principles of Christian ethics.
- Describe the nature of man and the meaning of Christian love.
- Discuss Christian values based on the teachings of Christ.
- Discuss the following practical topics and show how they are relevant to today’s society:
- Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage
- War and pacifism
- Abortion and euthanasia
- Capital punishment
- Reproduction and cloning
- Show how Christian ethics help to form Christian character.
Meet the instructors:
Dr. Donald Aultman
School of Ministry
Dr. Terry Cross
Homer G. Rhea
School of Ministry
Dr. R. Lamar Vest
Former Presiding Church of God Overseer
Dr. Horace S. Ward
Former Church of God Pastor
Video Lessons Table of Contents:
- Introductions to the Field of Ethics and This Course
- Christian Ethics in the 21st Century
- Developing Core Beliefs and Values
- A Passion for Ethics
- Core Beliefs in the 21st Century
- Ministerial Ethics
- The Church Ethics of Paul: Part 1
- The Church Ethics of Paul: Part 2
- The Principles of Christian Ethics: Part 1
- The Principles of Christian Ethics: Part 2
- The Nature of Man: Part 1
- The Nature of Man: Part 2
- The Meaning of Christian Love: Part 1
- The Meaning of Christian Love: Part 2
- The Christian and Gender Issues
- The Christian and Sexuality
- The Christian and Homosexuality
- The Christian and Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage
- The Christian and Racism
- The Christian and the Economy
- The Christian and the Government
- War and Pacifism
- The Christian and Capital Punishment
- The Christian and Abortion
- The Christian and Euthanasia
- The Christian and Reproduction
- The Christian and Cloning
- Christian Ethics and Character Formation