Pastoral Care, Ethics and Ministry
This 20 credit module aims to introduce the student to some of the major issues relating to both pastoral care and ethics and their importance for their own ministry.
The course gives students an overview of the some of the key approaches used in the study of ethics as well as giving a theological framework for understanding how to apply Christian ethics.
Some of the subjects covered include issues surrounding the contemporary debates around war and peace, economical ethics, environmental ethics and issues around life.
The course runs as part of the Higher Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry in partnership with Durham University. Students who would like to take the module for credit will be able to submit work for assessment. There are two pieces of written work, one which focuses on a specific ethical issue.