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ETHI/JUST 725S

Christian Ethics and U.S. Civil Society: Immigration and Race, Spring 2012

Maria Teresa Dávila

This course introduces the student to social scientific, cultural, and theological analysis of U.S. civil society as it pertains to Christian ethics. In particular the course will examine how the issues of immigration and race have been traditionally debated in civil society, what is new about the current situation, and how Christian ethics can inform the national discourse on these issues and vice versa. The course will pay particular attention to the historical development of the question of immigration and the notions of race in the U.S. and the wider world as this leads to contemporary questions in these areas. Prerequisite: ETHI 601 or 602. Limit: 15.

Syllabus

Spring - Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:50 p.m.


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.