Ethics and Care: Living and Dying with Purpose CHM627H/HTE627H

Published: October 23, 2021

Instructor: Andy Brubacher Kaethler, PhD

The art of living and the art of dying are closely related. This course explores Christian ethics and practices of purposeful life and death, incorporating perspectives from the Bible, history, art, literature, and philosophy. Specific topics include discerning meaningful goals in life; end-of-life issues such as suffering and medical directives; the role of family and Christian community in discernment; and contemporary challenges to living and dying with care in mind for self, others, and creation.