Formerly known as "The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics", this is the second volume of the first year of appearing biannually in its new incarnation and an essential resource for students and faculty pursuing the latest developments in Christian and religious ethics.
Christine E. Gudorf is professor of religious studies at Florida International University, the author of Body, Sex, and Pleasure: Reconstructing Christian Sexual Ethics, and coauthor of Christian Ethics: A Case Method Approach. Paul Lauritzen is chairperson of the Department of Religious Studies and director of the Program in Applied Ethics at John Carroll University in Cleveland, and editor of Cloning and the Future of Human Embryo Research.
Preface The Shift in Political Anxieties in the West: From "The Russians Are Coming" to "The Coming Anarchy"William F. MayLocke, Martyrdom, and the Disciplinary Power of the ChurchJennifer A. Herdt Ethics, Liberalism, and the Law: Toward a Christian Consideration of the Morality of Civil Law in Liberal PoliciesJoel James Shuman To Tell the Truth: Will the Real Public Theology Please Stand Up?E. Harold Breitenberg, Jr. United States Welfare Policy in the New Millenium: Catholic Perspectives on What American Society Has Learned about Low-Income FamiliesThomas Massaro, SJ "A Threefold Cord Is Not Quickly Broken": Virtue, Law, and Ethics in the TalmudDov Nelkin Journey Images and the Search for ReconciliationWilliam Johnson Everett Bioethics and the Marginalization of Mental IllnessJanet R. Nelson Should We Design Our Descendants?Audrey R. Chapman After the Slippery Slope: Dutch Experiences on Regulating Active EuthanasiaTheo A. Boer Playing God? Moral Agency in an Emergent WorldCynthia S.W. Crysdale Contributors