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International Ethics Scholar, Professor Deacon Perry Hamalis, will lead an intensive unit Introduction to Christian Ethics at St Andrew's from 28 - 31 August, 2017. 

This unit will be offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. All those interested in the study of ethics, especially in today's world where we are continually faced with many ethical challenges, are most welcome to enrol as part of accredited tertiary study (undergraduate or postgraduate) or simply to come and audit.

Prof. Hamalis has been a member of Faculty of the North Central College since 2004. In 2008, he was awarded North Central's Dissinger Award for Outstanding Teaching and Leadership and, in 2011, was named the Cecelia Schneller Mueller Professor of Religion.  Prof. Hamalis teaches and pursues scholarship in the field of Religious Ethics, with special interest in the Eastern Orthodox Christian tradition, virtue ethics, and the intersection of religion and political philosophy. 

His works have been published in Studies in Christian Ethics, the Journal of Religion, the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, the Greek Orthodox Theological Review, and in numerous encyclopedias.  He has contributed essays to edited volumes including The Orthodox Christian World (Routledge, 2012), Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration (Fordham University Press, 2013), and Thinking through Faith (St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2008). 

His most recent monograph, Formed by Death: Insights for Ethics from Eastern Orthodox Christianity, was published by University of Notre Dame Press.  Dr. Hamalis has lectured on topics pertaining to Religion and Ethics across America, in Greece, and in South Korea.  He also serves as a consultant to the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

Here is a brief description of the two units: the undergradute E7100A Sources and Principles of Christian Ethics and the postgraduate equivalent E8594A Introduction to Christian Ethics. These units include a compulsory on campus intensive component from 28-31 August 2017. Download lecture schedule. Audit enrolment form.

For more information, please contact the College Registrar on (02) 9549 3100 or