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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 

Volume 37, Number 1

Spring/Summer 2017


Selected Essays

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

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

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

Matthew Puffer: Human Dignity: On the Course and Uses of a Concept

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

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

Gloria Albrecht: Forget your Right to Work: Detroit and the Demise of Workers’ Rights

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

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

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


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

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

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