Title

The Integration of Literature and Ethical Thought: A Curricular Approach for Parochial Middle School Students

Date of Award

5-2012

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (MARS)

Department

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies

First Advisor

Brian Stiltner

Abstract

"This thesis discusses education in moral and ethical thought for middle school students. The proposed theory argues that literature is an effective tool in approaching moral topics when utilized with such skills as communication and critical thinking."

Comments

Master's thesis submitted to the faculty of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Religious Studies.