2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 05, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TH 315 - Ethics: Catholic Social Thought in the United States

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: TH 201 . American Catholic social thought is a collection of diverse notions and proposals for making American society conform to principles of social justice, elucidated by scripture, tradition, and religious, social and economic experience. Attempts an historical understanding of trends and patterns in the Catholic encounter with social and economic developments in the United States such as emancipation, cosmopolitan conformism, immigration, temperance, industrialization, the labor movement, the New Deal, civil rights, the 'Social Gospel', women's rights, nuclear war, critiques of liberal capitalism.



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