Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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256 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781626160521 (162616052X)

August 2014


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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics
Fall/Winter 2016
Volume 34, No. 1
Mark Allman and Tobias Winright, 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.

Mark Allman is a professor in the Department of Religious and Theological Studies and faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Merrimack College.

Tobias Winright is an associate professor in the Department of Theological Studies, St. Louis University.

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Selected Essays
Divine Command, Natural Law, and the Authority of God
Jean Porter

Ethical Naturalism as a Challenge to Theological Ethics
Robert Audi

Doing Christian Ethics on the Ground Polycentrically: Cross-Cultural Moral Deliberation on Ethical and Social Issues
Ronald W. Duty

Atmospheric Powers, Global Injustice, and Moral Incompetence: Challenges to Doing Social Ethics from Below
Willis Jenkins

Privilege and Disaster: Toward a Jewish Feminist Ethics of Climate Silence and Environmental Unknowing
Julia Watts Belser

Prophets Meet Profits: What Christian Ecological Ethics Can Learn from Free Market Environmentalism
Kathryn D. Blanchard and Kevin J. O'Brien

"Confessional" Nonviolence and the Unity of the Church: Can Christians Square the Circle?
Gerald W. Schlabach

Christian Ethics and Human Trafficking Activism: Progressive Christianity and Social Critique
Letitia M. Campbell and Yvonne C. Zimmerman

Community, Authority, and Autonomy: Jewish Resources for the Vaccine Wars
Rebecca J. Levi

The Human Body and the Humility of Christian Ethics: An Encounter with Avant-Garde Theatre
Joshua Daniel

Book Reviews
An Introduction to Christian Ethics: Goals, Duties, and Virtues, Robin W. Lovin; and The Moral Disciple: An Introduction to Christian Ethics, Kent A. Van Til

Catholic Theological Ethics Past, Present, and Future: The Trento Conference, James F. Keenan, editor; and The Social Mission of the US Catholic Church: A Theological Perspective, Charles E. Curran

The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality, Elliot N. Dorff and Jonathan K. Crane, editors

Compassionate Justice: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Two Gospel Parables on Law, Crime, and Restorative Justice, Christopher D. Marshall

Ethical Theory and Responsibility Ethics: A Metaethical Study of Niebuhr and Levinas, Kevin Jung

Peter Singer and Christian Ethics: Beyond Polarization, Charles E. Camosy

Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel, Thomas A. Lewis

Existence and the Good: Metaphysical Necessity in Morals and Politics, Franklin I. Gamwell

Driven from Home: Protecting the Rights of Forced Migrants, David Hollenbach, SJ, editor; and Kinship across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, Kristen Heyer

The Great World House: Martin Luther King Jr. and Global Ethics, Hak Joon Lee; and Democracy in Twenty-First Century America: Race, Class, Religion, and Region, Ronald B. Neal

Beyond Slavery: Overcoming Its Religious and Sexual Legacies, Bernadette J. Brooten, editor

Disability in the Christian Tradition: A Reader, Brian Brock and John Swinton, editors

Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals, Cristina L. H. Traina

From Sin to Amazing Grace: Discovering the Queer Christ, Patrick S. Cheng

War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity, Stanley Hauerwas

Living into Community: Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us, Christine D. Pohl

The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World, Laura M. Hartman