"The Annual", the journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, is an essential source for students and faculty to keep abreast of new developments in Christian and religious ethics and to locate sources for research. "The Annual" publishes nine to ten refereed scholarly articles a year as well as a professional resources section on teaching and scholarship in ethics. It includes subjects such as the nature and tasks of religious ethics, comparative ethics involving a variety of Western and Eastern traditions, religious social ethics and social theory, and problems in professional and applied ethics.
Preface Presidential AddressMoral Justifications for the Welfare StateHarlan Beckley Poverty, Welfare, and Inequality Social Science, Christian Ethics and Democratic Politics: Issues of Poverty and WelfareMary Jo Bane Response to "Social Science, Christian Ethics and Democratic Politics: Issues of Poverty and Welfare" by Mary Jo BaneEmilie M. Townes Dirt and Economic Inequality: A Christian-Ethical Peek Under the RugChristine Firer Hinze Inequality, Globalization, and Leadership: "Keeping up with the Joneses" across National BoundariesDouglas A. Hicks Religion and Liberalism Revisited Panel on Theology Beyond the Liberal Paradigm: Civil Society and its Discontents Nature, Grace, and Toleration: Civil Society and the Twinned ChurchJohn R. Bowlin Is Public Theology Really Public? Some Problems with Civil SocietyWilliam T. Cavanaugh Faith, Hope, and Agony: Christian Political Participation Beyond LiberalismCharles T. Mathewes Response to Panel PapersJean Bethke Elshtain Augustine and Arendt on Love: New Dimensions in the Religion and Liberalism DebatesEric Gregory Critiques and New Directions in Catholic Moral Theology The Catholic Church's Public Confession: Theological and Ethical ImplicationsAline H. Kalbian Alasdair MacIntyre as Help for Rethinking Catholic Natural Law Estimates of Same-Sex Life PartnershipsWilliam McDonough John Paul II, Michael Novak, and the Differences Between ThemTodd David Whitmore Tragedy and the Ethics of Hans Urs von BalthasarChristopher Steck, SJ Historical Studies in Christian Ethics Divine Compassion and the Mystification of Power: The Latitudinarian Divines in the Secularization of Moral ThoughtJennifer A. Herdt Natural Equality: Freedom, Authority and Obedience in Two Medieval ThinkersJean Porter Judaism and Bioethics Panel: Is There an Unique Jewish Bioethics? Is There a Unique Jewish Ethics? The Role of Law in Jewish BioethicsElliot N. Dorff Is There a Unique Jewish Bioethics of Human Reproduction?Aaron L. Mackler Nursing Fathers and Nursing Mothers: Notes toward a Distinctive Jewish View of Reproductive EthicsLaurie Zoloth Ethics in International Contect Doing Ethics in the Pacific Islands: Interpreting Moral Dimensions of Prose NarrativeJack Hill On Keeping Theological Ethics Theological in Africa: The Quest for a (Southern) African Theological EthicsR. Neville Richardson