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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 

Volume 38, Number 1

Spring/Summer 2018



Selected Essays

Luke Bretherton: Exorcising Democracy: The Theopolitical Challenge of Black Power

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kate Ward: Toward a Christian Virtue Account of Moral Luck

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

Karen Guth: Moral Injury, Feminist and Womanist Ethics, and Tainted Legacies


Book Reviews

Egalitarian Liberalism Revisited: 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 Identity, 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 Grade: 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