1. Core texts 6 items
    1. Morality: its nature and justification - Gert, Bernard 2005

      Book Core

    2. Morality: its nature and justification - Gert, Bernard, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Core E-book

    3. Theological ethics and global dynamics: in the time of many worlds - Schweiker, William 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Core E-book

    4. Religion and morality - Wainwright, William J. c2005

      Book Core

    5. Religion and morality - Wainwright, William J., ebrary, Inc c2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

  2. Recommended texts 17 items
    1. Misguided morality: Catholic moral teaching in the contemporary church - Winter, Michael 2002

      Book Further

    2. A textbook of Christian ethics - Robin Gill 2014

      Book Further

    3. Faith with reason - Helm, Paul 2003

      Book Further

    4. Evil and the god of love - Hick, John 2010

      Book Suggested for student purchase

    5. Evil and the god of love - Hick, John, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Further E-book

    6. The problem of evil: a reader - Larrimore, Mark J. 2001

      Book Further

    7. The ethics of community - Kirkpatrick, Frank G. 2001

      Book Further

    8. The Blackwell companion to religious ethics - Schweiker, William 2007

      Book Further

    9. The Blackwell companion to religious ethics - Schweiker, William 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Further E-book

    10. Do morals matter?: a guide to contemporary religious ethics - Markham, Ian S. 2007

      Book Further

    11. Ethics and world religions: cross-cultural case studies - Wolfe, Regina Wentzel, Gudorf, Christine E. 1999

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    12. Ethical issues in six religious traditions - Morgan, Peggy, Lawton, Clive c2007

      Book Further

    13. Ethical issues in six religious traditions - Lawton, Clive, Morgan, Peggy c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further E-book

    14. Science, theology, and ethics - Peters, Ted c2003

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    15. Whatever happened to good and evil? - Shafer-Landau, Russ c2004

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    16. Theological ethics and global dynamics: in the time of many worlds - William Schweiker 2004

      Book Further

  3. Journals 3 items
    1. and further related journals & articles

  4. Lectures and Seminars 0 items
  5. Week 3 1 item
    1. Lecture: Introduction to the Module:
      This lecture will introduce the module, outlining the both the structure and content of discussions.  We will also concentrate on assessment requirement and hold an open discussion regarding criteria of the two assessment components.  We will then watch part of the film 'God on Trial' which we will follow with a brief discussion.

      Recommended readings:
      See core texts

  6. Week 4 2 items
    Week4: What is Morality – definitions and principles: This lecture will explore some of the philosophical and theoretical principles that underpin the notion of morality
    1. Morality: its nature and justification - Bernard Gert 2005

      Book Further Read Chapter 1

    2. Morality: its nature and justification - Bernard Gert 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read Chapter 1

  7. Week 5 1 item
    1. Week 5: Religious moral underpinnings – Judaism and Christianity:

      This lecture will explore some of the moral teachings of Judaism and Christianity as they might relate to topics later in the module

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

  8. Week 6 1 item
    1. Week 6:

      Religious moral underpinnings – Islam and Other World Religions

      This lecture will explore some of the moral teachings of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism as they might also relate to topics later in the module

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

       

  9. Week 7 1 item
    1. Week 7:

      Science v Theology – transitions for the moral world:

      The Scientific world and the religious world come into conflict more often than not about what is morally acceptable and justifiable. This lecture will discuss the impact of modern science on the pre-existing moral standpoints of religious organisations.

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

  10. Week 8 1 item
    1. Week 8:

      Understanding Sexuality in the modern world:

      This lecture will explore modern and postmodern attitudes towards sexuality, personal sexual preferences and sexual freedom. In doing so, it will also draw from traditional religious teachings about sex and sexuality

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

       

  11. Week 9 1 item
    1. Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage:

      Following on from last week, this lecture will look at relationships and the ways in which they are dealt with in the laws of a variety of faiths. It will also look at how different faiths understand the permanence of marital relationships, and the fragility of modern marriage

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

  12. Week 10 1 item
    1. Contraception and Abortion – whose right to which life?

      This lecture will deal with issues around birth and birth control. Differing faiths have differing responses to these issues, some more lenient than others, but there will be controversies in spite of this.

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

       

  13. Week 11 1 item
    1.  

      Eugenics and Genetic Engineering:

      This lecture will look at what happens when man gains control of the stuff of life that has previously been the domain of God alone.

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

  14. Week 12 1 item
    1.  

      Life and Death - Suicide and Euthanasia

      The end of life is inevitable, but the timing is not always. What happens when man is involved in the ending of a life? Is this also the domain only of God, or is man free to do with his life what he will?

       

      Recommended readings:

      To be advised

  15. Week 13 1 item
    1.  

      There are no lecturers or seminars this week as assessment presentations will take place. Students are expected to attend ALL presentations. If you require specific resource aids e.g. power point facilities, please ensure to negotiate this with your tutor PRIOR to your presentation

  16. Week 14 1 item
    1. There are no lecturers or seminars this week as assessment presentations will take place. Students are expected to attend ALL presentations. If you require specific resource aids e.g. power point facilities, please ensure to negotiate this with your tutor PRIOR to your presentation