The University of St. Thomas

Christian Faith & Med. Profes
Title:Christian Faith & Med. Profes
Course Number:437
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Wojda, Paul J
Time:1525 - 1700
Location:Murray-Herrick Campus Center St Paul
Room:MHC 201
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/04 12/20 -  T  -   R  - 1 19 20
Course Description:
What is a good doctor? This course pursues this question and possible answers to it, from a historical, moral, and theological point of view. Reading and discussion will be guided by a detailed investigation of the scientifc/technological, economic, and cultural forces that are presently complicating our traditional understanding of medical practice. Emphasis throughout will be on the Christian tradition of moral inquiry as a resource for responding to this question. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115