Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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226 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781626166073 (1626166072)

June 2018


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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics
Spring/Summer 2018
Volume 38, No. 1
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
Exorcising Democracy: The TheoPolitical Challenge of Black Power
Luke Bretherton

Rioting as Flourishing? Reconsidering Virtue Ethics in Times of Civil Unrest
Sarah MacDonald and Nicole Symmonds

Resisting the Devil's Instruments: Early Modern Resistance Theory for Late Modern Times
David P. Henreckson

Can Love Walk the Battlefield? A Reply to Nigel Biggar
Vic McCracken

Exploitative Labor, Victimized Families, and the Promise of the Sabbath
Angela Carpenter

Raising Our Kids: Sociological and Theological Accounts of Child-Rearing amid Inequality and Mass Incarceration
Kathryn Getek Soltis

The Priority of the Affections Over the Emotions: Gustafson, Aquinas, and an Edwardsian Critique
Ki Joo Choi

Toward a Christian Virtue Account of Moral Luck
Kate Ward

Personal Responsibility in the Face of Social Evils: Transcendentalist Debates Revisited
Emily J. Dumler-Winckler

Moral Injury, Feminist and Womanist Debates , and Tainted Legacies
Karen Guth

Book Reviews
Egalitarian Liberalism Revisted: On the Meaning and Justification of Social Justice, Per Sundman

Why People Matter: A Christian Engagement with Rival Views of Human Significance, edited by John F. Kilner

Theology as Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Learning with and from the Natural and Human Sciences, edited by Robin W. Lovin and Joshua Mauldin

Friends and Other Strangers: Studies in Religion, Ethics, and Culture, Richard B. Miller

Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church, Julie Hanlon Rubio

The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics, Daniel P. Scheid

Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue, David Decosimo

Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction, edited by Christiana Z. Peppard and Andrea Vicini

Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine, edited by George E. Demacopoulos and Aristotle Papanikolaou

The Place of Imagination: Wendell Berry and the Poetics of Community, Affection, and Indentity, Joseph R. Wiebe

Methodist Morals: Social Principles in the Public Church's Witness, Darryl W. Stephens

The Seductiveness of Virtue: Abraham Joshua Heschel and John Paul II on Morality and Personal Fulfillment, John J. Fitzgerald

Transformed Lives: Making Sense of Atonement Today, Cynthia S. W. Crysdale

Not by Nature but by Grace: Forming Families through Adoption, Gilbert C. Meilaender

On Secular Governance: Lutheran Perspectives on Contemporary Legal Issues, edited by Ronald W. Duty and Marie A. Failinger

Just Revolution: A Christian Ethic of Political Resistance and Social Transformation, Anna Floerke Scheid

Ethics and the Elderly: The Challenge of Long-Term Care, Sarah M. Moses, and Loving Later Life: An Ethics of Aging, Frits de Lange