2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTS325: Who Is My Neighbor? Mercy in the Christian Life

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Religious and Theological Studies.
Since ancient times, the Christian tradition has identified with a Christ-centered ethics of love characterized by the practice of mercy. This course will critically reflect on the presentation and preservation of that ethos in the New Testament Story, the tradition of the community, and in the spiritual practices of the Christian faith. In this study of mercy we will discuss the writings of both early and contemporary theologians, and reflect critically on the art, images, stories and films that inspire persons to become neighbor to those in need, thereby practicing the ethics of mercy in a fractured world.
Prerequisite(s): RTS 225  
Theme: Western Heritage