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Module GOOD AND EVIL: REFLECTING ON THE EXPERIENCE

Module code: TH251
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: THEOLOGY
International: Yes
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Module Aims
To consider questions raised by the human experience of good and evil, and how it may impact understandings of God, humanity, ethics, and social issues of crime, punishment and reconciliation.

Module Structure
This module is interdisciplinary, delivered by members of the Departments of Law, Philosophy and Theology. It is comprised of three units per semester. Each unit, delivered over six classes, focuses on a different aspect of Good and Evil. The sixth class will be an integrative seminar where students are encouraged to identify themes, questions, and interactions between the disciplines.

Indicative Syllabus
Understanding the Experience of Good and Evil from the perspective of: classical philosophy; the question of human dignity; moral atheism; the search for meaning as we live together; Christian ideas of forgiveness and reconciliation; the punishment of crime; changing social and legal norms.

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