Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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233 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781626164611 (1626164614)

July 2017


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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics
Spring/Summer 2017
Volume 37, 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 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 Hubert Mäder Endowed Chair of Health Care Ethics and associate professor, Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University.

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Selected Essays

The Virtue of "Selling Out": Compromise as a Moral Transaction
D. M. Yeager and Stewart Herman

Remembering the Poor: Interfaith Collaboration, Neoliberalism, and an Anti-Imperial Gospel
C. Melissa Snarr

Impossible, Inadequate, and Indispensable: What North American Christian Social Ethics Can Learn from Postcolonial Theory
Sarah Azaransky

Human Dignity after Augustine's Imago Dei: On the Sources and Uses of Two Ethical Terms
Matthew Puffer

Justifications and Judgments: Walzer, Bonhoeffer, and the Problem of Dirty Hands
Dallas Gingles

Common Sense, Plain Sense, and Faithful Dissent: Evangelical Interpretation and the Ethics of Marriage Equality
Michelle Clifton-Soderstrom

Forget Your Right to Work: Detroit and the Demise of Workers' Rights
Gloria Albrecht

"Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers": Resisting Stigma and Embracing Grace as Dis-ease
Elisabeth T. Vasko

The Global Obesity Epidemic: Shifting the Focus from Individuals to the Food Industry
Peter Browning

Addicted to Novelty: The Vice of Curiosity in a Digital Age
W. Bradford Littlejohn

Book Reviews

Black Natural Law,
Vincent W. Lloyd

Divine Covenants and Moral Order: A Biblical Theology of Natural Law,
David VanDrunen

Searching for a Universal Ethic: Multidisciplinary, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Responses to the Catholic Natural Law Tradition,
edited by John Berkman and William C. Mattison III

Stricken by Sin, Cured by Christ: Agency, Necessity, and Culpability in Augustinian Theology,
Jesse Couenhoven

For the Love of All Creatures: The Story of Grace in Genesis,
William Greenway

Preservation and Protest: Theological Foundations for an Eco-Eschatological Ethics,
Ryan Patrick McLaughlin

Keeping Faith with Human Rights,
Linda Hogan

Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God,
John F. Kilner

Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love,
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

The Prophet and the Bodhisattva: Daniel Berrigan, Thich Nhat Hanh, and the Ethics of Peace and Justice,
Charles R. Strain

Theology for Liberal Protestants: God the Creator,
Douglas F. Ottati
Ethics without Principles: Another Possible Ethics—Perspectives from Latin America,
Roy H. May Jr.

African American Theological Ethics: A Reader,
edited by Peter J. Paris and Julius Crump

The Ethics of Death: Religious and Philosophical Perspectives in Dialogue,
Lloyd Steffen and Dennis R. Cooley

Flourishing: Health, Disease, and Bioethics in Theological Perspective,
Neil Messer

Reading Karl Barth, Interrupting Moral Technique, Transforming Biomedical Ethics,
Ashley John Moyse

Renegotiating Power, Theology, and Politics,
edited by Joshua Daniel and Rick Elgendy

Religion and Public Policy: Human Rights, Conflict, and Ethics,
edited by Sumner B. Twiss, Marian Simion, and Rodney L. Petersen