A sampling of courses
A MORAL HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
This interdisciplinary course explores various historical events and developments, and moral questions related to them, from World War I to 9/11. Particular emphasis is placed on Nazi Germany, the Cold War, decolonization, religious/secular conflict, and globalization.
CHRISTIANITY AND OTHER FAITHS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, CONTEMPORARY ENGAGEMENTS
This course explores how Christianity has related to others faiths, focusing on Islam and Buddhism, and also its interactions with two modern ideologies or "secular religions": nationalism and socialism. Additionally, we examine how the modern concept of "interfaith dialogue" and "interreligious dialogue" have arisen.
CHRISTIAN TRADITION: AN INRODUCTION
This introductory course introduces students to Christian moral, intellectual, and spiritual traditions. Topics include monasticism, scholasticism, the Reformation, missionary endeavors, and modern ecumenism