Ethics, Theology, and Society

Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)


What are right and wrong, good and evil? What is it that has, historically, shaped our conceptions? How are individuals and societies formed morally, and how can we develop arguments regarding ethical questions?

In this course, we will consider how leading thinkers in the Christian theological tradition address questions of this kind. The course focuses on central ethical works and discusses topics like the Bible and ethics, virtue and human flourishing, and the possibilities for a universal human ethic.

Prerequisites and selection


Bachelor's degree or University studies equal to a Bachelor's degree, including an approved Bachelor thesis of at least 15 credits. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 5/English A from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.