Changing moral judgement in divinity students

  title={Changing moral judgement in divinity students},
  author={Wilton H. Bunch},
  journal={Journal of Moral Education},
  pages={363 - 370}
  • W. Bunch
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • Education
  • Journal of Moral Education
Gains in moral judgement, as measured by the Defining Issues Test (DIT), correlate strongly with advancing education. Curricula that are strongly biblically based may not promote, and students with a strong fundamentalist orientation may not demonstrate, such moral growth. Students at an interdenominational, but very conservative seminary, completed the DIT before and after ethics courses conducted in three different formats. Those students who spent 30 hours in small‐group discussions of… 

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