Thematic Seminar III - History of Christian Economic Thought

4.5 ECTS / Semester / Português

1. Know the reflection that Christianity has built over the centuries on matters such as usury, luxury, slavery, property or profit.

2. Raise awareness of the multiple expressions of poverty and injustice and their causal complexes, in the past and in the present, based on denunciations or legitimations of Christian protagonists.

3. Contact with experiences of spiritual and social creativity in the face of economic “deadlocks” that have occurred throughout history.

4. Recognize a Christian thought on the good and goods prior to the beginning of the economy as a discipline and of the Social Doctrine of the Church with Leo XIII's Rerum Novarum (1891).

5. Build a diversified knowledge, historically and theologically, including authors from different times and from different religious universes.

6. Train for the reading and interpretation of the various texts that could form the literary corpus of a Christian economic morality.

7. Enable the experience of building a personal research project, exercising skills of research, reflection and written and oral expression.


Professor Auxiliar Convidado
É doutorada em História (especialidade de História e Cultura das Religiões) pela Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (2020) e é mestre em Teologia…