TCH 509 Fundamental Moral Theology
Faculty: The Rev. Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R., Th.D., S.T.D., D.Min. (Profile)
ABOUT THE COURSE
This course will examine the Scriptural, philosophical, and theological bases of Catholic moral teaching. It will trace the historical development of the basic principles of Catholic moral teaching from the New Testament Church to the post-Vatican II era. Particular emphasis will be given to the Church’s use of Scripture and natural law as fundamental sources of Christian morality. The course will also include a detailed analysis of the structure of the human act and a treatment of some of the major moral controversies of the post-Vatican II era.