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SYLLABI & CURRICULUM

Below is a small sampling of syllabi or reading lists from courses whose faculty agreed to list them here. If you know—or teach—a course that might be listed here, please email us at povstorg ["at" symbol][dot] com.

From Charity to Human Rights: History of Christian Responses to Poverty (Episcopal Divinity School, January term, 2012)

On Poverty & Possessions: Gifts and Social Justice in the Early Church (Pappas Patristic Summer Institute, 2011)

Luther on Sanctification and Social Ethics (Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Spring 2010)

Lazarus at the Gate (a curriculum for use by faith-based organizations but may be useful for classroom design & discussion)

Ethics of Hospitality and Christian Ethics (offered by Dr. Christine Pohl of Asbury Theological Seminary in 2009)

Wealth in the Ancient Church (Pacific Lutheran University, Spring 2007)

Poverty and Wealth in the Early Christian World (Brown University, Fall 1998)

Poverty and Wealth in Christian Traditions (Providence College, Fall 1997)

Religious Roots of Social Welfare (Boston University, Spring 1990)