Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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ISBN: 9781626165366 (162616536X)

January 2018


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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics
Fall/Winter 2017
Volume 37, No. 2
Scott Paeth and Kevin Carnahan, 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.

Scott Paeth is professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Kevin Carnahan is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO.

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Selected Essays

"This Is the Year": Narratives of Structural Evil
Cristina L. H. Traina

Social Sin and Social Wrongs: Moral Responsibility in a Structurally Disordered World
Ryan Darr

The Limits of Individual Responsibility: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Reversal of Agent-Act-Consequence
Esther D. Reed

Cavanaugh and Grimes on Structural Evils of Violence and Race: Overcoming Conflicts in Contemporary Social Ethics
David Cloutier

A Call to Action: Global Moral Crises and the Inadequacy of Inherited Approaches to Conscience
Elizabeth Sweeny Block

Post-Truth and Vices Opposed to Truth
Stewart Clem

Sloth: America's Ironic Structural Vice
Christopher D. Jones and Conor M. Kelly

Epistemological Crises Made Stone: Confederate Monuments and the End of Memory
Ryan Andrew Newson

Treating Moral Harm as Social Harm: Toward a Restorative Ethics of Christian Responsibility
Wonchul Shin and Elizabeth M. Bounds

Moral Paralysis and Practical Denial: Environmental Ethics in Light of Human Failure
Will Swenson-Lengyel

Book Reviews

An Ethical Life: A Practical Guide to Ethical Reasoning, Richard Kyte

Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intruitionist Account, Kevin Jung

A Reasonable Belief: Why God and Faith Make Sense, William Greenway

Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square, Cathleen Kaveny

Theology from the Trenches: Reflections on Urban Ministry, Roger J. Gench

Toward Thriving Communities: Virtue Ethics as Social Ethics, Brian Stilner

Water Shaping Stone: Faith, Relationships, and Conscience Formation, Kathryn Lilla Cox

Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic Women's Church Vocations, Anne E. Patrick

Renewing Moral Theology: Christian Ethics as Action, Character, and Grace, Daniel A. Westberg

Becoming Nonviolent Peacemakers: A Virtue Ethic for Catholic Social Teaching and US Policy, Eli Sasaran McCarthy

Evangelical Peacemakers: Gospel Engagement in a War-Torn World, Edited by David Gushee

The Good of Recognition: Phenomenology, Ethics, and Religion in the Thought of Levinas and Ricoeur, Michael Sohn

Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion- and Vice Versa, Thomas A. lewis

Hannah Arendt and Theology, John Kiess

Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: living in Truth, William Werpehowski

Reformed Virtue after barth: Developing Moral Virtue Ethics in the Reformed Tradition, Kirk J. Nolan

Asian American Christian Ethics: Voices, Methods, Issues, Edited by Grace Y. Kao and Ilsup Ahn

Aspirations for Modernity and Prosperity: Symbols and Sources behind Pentecostal/Charismatic Growth in Indonesia, Edited by Christine E. Gudorf, Zainal Abidin Bagir, and Marthen Tahun