Frederick Simmons


Assistant Professor of Ethics
Phone:203 432-5692
Denomination: United Methodist

Professor Simmons’ research and teaching examine the moral implications of Christian theological commitments and the relationships between philosophical and theological ethics. He is completing a book on the ethical and potential soteriological significance of ecology for contemporary Christians, and is co-editing a volume on love and Christian ethics. He has taught at Amherst College, La Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, and La Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.


B.A. Carleton College
M.Div. Yale Divinity School
M.A., Ph.D. Yale University


Introduction to Christian Ethics I:  Perennial Positions
Introduction to Christian Ethics II:  Contemporary Trajectories
The Ethics of Saint Augustine
Contemporary Cosmology and Christian Ethics
Ethics and Human Nature

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