Ethics of Wealth and Poverty
College: Wycliffe College
Instructor 1: Stackhouse, Reginald
Course Code: 
WYT3927HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course will begin with a summation of Biblical teaching about wealth and poverty, and the succeeding sessions will study diverse interpretations of that teaching in the history of Christian thought. Attention will be paid to the historical context of the theology under study, including contemporary ethical teaching and economic practice. The goals of the course will be to appreciate the paradoxical character of Biblical teaching on wealth and poverty, as well as the diverse ways in which theologies on wealth and poverty have reflected the impact of socio-economic change. The value of the study will be its assisting students to cope with 21st century challenges in its uneven regional and social distribution of wealth and poverty. Lectures and seminars. Requirements: one essay and exam.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2010
Fall 2009
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
11:00
Schedule: 
Tue
Teaching Method: 
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