Date posted: Jul 24, 2019
Conscience is emerging as a pivotal concept in Pope Francis's papacy. In part this means an awareness that the Gospel must live in the messiness of our day-to-day, not just the symbols of our faith. Drawing upon the rich tradition of Catholic moral teaching, this course urges that our decisions be guided by our faith community and by the voice of conscience within our hearts, and that we wrestle with the tensions between. We explore what it means to reject blind obedience and yet hold ourselves to the standard Jesus offers. Based on the C21 Resources issue, "Conscience at Work" (opens new window), edited by Kristen E. Heyer.
Week 1: What Do We Mean by Conscience?
Week 2: Following Conscience for Growth and Discipleship
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Materials Needed:
View this issue of C21 Resources, "Conscience at Work."
A participant can expect to spend an average of 3-4 hours each week. This commitment includes both preparation and interaction online.
Content Scholars: Kristin E. Heyer (guest editor for the Fall 2016 issue of C21 Resources)
Updates on Boston College's preparations for the fall semester can be found at bc.edu/reopen