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Theological Ethics

theology department

Theological ethics examines the interaction of religious wisdom with the most pressing contemporary moral issues, both personal and social, and addresses the important challenges related to development of faith and the life of faith in community.


Lisa Cahill
John McDargh
Kenneth Himes

Cathleen Kaveny
John Paris
David Hollenbach

Stephen Pope

James Keenan


Fall 2010 Courses

TH 160 The Challenge of Justice (Matthew Mullane, Stephen Pope)

TH 639 Happiness & Virtue in Christian Ethics (Stephen Pope)

TH 498 HIV/Aids and Ethics (James Keenan)

TH 977 Twentieth Century Catholic Moral Theologians (James Keenan)

IN 539 Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises, and Refugees: Ethical, Political, and Religious Responses (David Hollenbach)

TH 895 The Common Good (David Hollenbach)

IN 600 Ethics, Religion and International Politics (Erik Owens)

TH 598 Law, Medicine and Ethics (John Paris)

TH 535 Ethics of War and Peacemaking (Kenneth Himes)

TH 568 Ethics and Christology (Lisa Cahill)

TH 601 Theology & Biotechnologies in Human Health (Andrea Vicini)

TM 882 Psychotherapy and Spirituality (John McDargh)

TH 496 The Moral Dimension of the Christian Life (Kenneth Himes)