Christian Ethics: Lessons from a 2,000-Year Tradition

Podcast-style audio course - 12 Topics
Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
University of Notre Dame
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Christian Ethics: Lessons from a 2,000-Year Tradition

Podcast-style audio course - 12 Topics
Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
University of Notre Dame
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00

Presented by the former president of the University of Notre Dame, this thought-provoking course will help you navigate fundamental ethical questions:

  • How can we fight terrorists without killing “the quality of mercy” in our own souls?

  • What is torture?

  • What ethical considerations should govern the use of force, even in the name of a good cause?

  • Can there ever be such a thing as a “just” war?

Building on Jewish foundations, Christians today are the heirs of a 2,000-year-old tradition of wrestling with questions of right and wrong. By drawing on this rich ethical tradition, we can better understand vital contemporary issues while avoiding past mistakes. To help you address some of the great challenges of our day, Father Edward “Monk” Malloy (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University) teaches you how to apply time-honored principles from the Christian tradition to the modern world.

In this 12-lecture audio course, he plumbs the depths of Christian thought and history. Under his guidance, you will explore traditions of pacifism and just-war theory while considering lessons from the Crusades and the Inquisition. Fr. Malloy’s stimulating lectures will give you fresh insights into timeless ethical issues.

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Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., is President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame. He served as president for 18 years and as vice president for five years, and continues to teach first-year seminars for undergraduates each semester. He is  author of more than 50 articles and six books, including the three-volume series Monk’s Tale. An ethicist by training, he is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics.
 
Fr. Malloy earned his doctorate in Christian ethics from Vanderbilt University in 1975. Over his career, he has been awarded 24 honorary degrees and has served the Catholic Church in a number of capacities, including participation on the Ex corde Ecclesiae committee and the Bishops-Presidents committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

In addition to his academic duties, Fr. Malloy has long sought to combat substance abuse. He has been a member of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, President Bush’s Advisory Council on Drugs, the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana, and the board of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. He also co-chaired a milestone study on college drinking for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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