Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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288 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781589012707 (1589012704)

June 2009


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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics
Spring/Summer 2009
volume 29, no. 1
Mary Jo Iozzio and Patricia Beattie Jung, Editors

Georgetown University Press no longer publishes the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (JSCE). The journal is now published by the Philosophy Documentation Center. To subscribe or find out more about the journal, please visit the PDC website.

Mary Jo Iozzio is a professor of theology at Barry University.

Patricia Beattie Jung is a professor of Christian ethics and Oubri A. Poppele Professor of Health and Welfare Ministries at the Saint Paul School of Theology.

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Selected Essays

Detroit: Still, the "Other" America
Gloria Albrecht

Reconsidering Little Rock: Hannah Arendt, Martin Luther King Jr., and Catholic Social Thought on Children and Families in the Struggle for Justice
Christine Firer Hinze

Scriptural Reasoning and the Problem of Metaphysics: Insights for Argument in Liberal Democracy
Brett Wilmot

Waging Religious Ethics: Living Wages and Framing Public Religious Ethics
C. Melissa Snarr

Heroes, Suicides, and Moral Discernment
Christine Gudorf

Saving "Citizen" Ryan: Supporting a Just War or Just Supporting the Troops?
Patrick T. McCormick

Coping with Multiple Uncertainties: A Jewish Perspective on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer and Prophylactic Interventions
Mark Popovsky

Human Health and Environmental Health Are Interdependent: Removing an Unnatural Partition within Christian Bioethics
Richard O. Randolph

Medicine as Friendship with God: Anointing the Sick as a Theological Hermeneutic
M. Therese Lysaught

The Deliberative Practices of Aesthetic Experience: Reconsidering the Moral Functionality of Art
Ki Joo Choi

Within Reason: The Epistemic Foundations of Catholic and Muslim Arguments for Political Liberalism
Elizabeth A. Barre

Book Reviews

From Human to Posthuman: Christian Theology and Technology in a Postmodern World, Brent Waters

Handbook of Latina/o Theologies, Edwin David Aponte and Miguel A. De La Torre, editors

Liberalism's Troubled Search for Equality: Religion and Cultural Bias in the Oregon Physician-Assisted Suicide Debates, Robert P. Jones

Lutheran Ethics at the Intersections of God's One World, Karen L. Bloomquist, editor

Nature as Reason: A Thomistic Theory of Natural Law
, Jean Porter

Child Poverty: Love, Justice, and Social Responsibility, Pamela Couture; and Attending Children: A Doctor's Education, Margaret E. Mohrmann

Consenting to God and Nature: Toward a Theocentric, Naturalistic, Theological Ethics, Byron C. Bangert; and Practices, Politics, and Performances: Toward a Communal Hermeneutic for Christian Ethics, Michael G. Cartwright

Defending Probabilism: The Moral Theology of Juan Caramuel, Julia Fleming; and The Pinckaers Reader: Renewing Thomistic Moral Theology, John Berkman and Craig Steven Titus, editors

Environmental Stewardship: Critical Perspectives—Past and Present, R. J. Berry, editor; and Theology that Matters: Ecology, Economy, and God, Darby Kathleen Ray, editor

Ethics, Nationalism and Just War: Medieval and Contemporary Perspectives, Henrik Syse and Gregory M. Reichberg, editors; and Arguing the Just War in Islam, John Kelsay

Moral Discernment in the Christian Life: Essays in Theological Ethics, James M. Gustafson, edited and with an introduction by Theo A. Boer and Paul E. Capetz; and "The Responsibility of the Church for Society" and Other Essays, by H. Richard Niebuhr, with an introduction by Kristine A. Culp, editor

The New Measures: A Theological History of Democratic Practice, Ted A. Smith; and The Future of Faith in American Politics: The Public Witness of the Evangelical Center, David P. Gushee