Christian Ethicists Respond to the Inauguration of President Donald Trump

This post includes responses from several of our featured contributors to questions regarding the newly appointed president and what it

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Here is What I Know – God Loves LGBTQ People

James McCarty III reflects on the Orlando massacre to declare that God loves all LGBTQ people. Full stop.

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Why Reparations Matter

John E. Senior takes on TaNahisi Coates’ call for reparations as a call for the nation to repent, actively take responsibility for the harm done by its history of racism, and work to repair the harm.

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Speaking of the Dead: Writing, Representation, and the Afterlives of Warriors

Dr. Myles Werntz argues that the ethics of memory require us to remember the “flesh and blood” of historical figures rather than as “ideals” to be appropriated for our own ends.

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On White Supremacist Voyeurism: Reflections on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me

“The problem is not that Black Lives do not matter in the United States but that Black Lives only matter as bodies reduced to objects of what I will call white supremacist voyeurism.”

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Fear of Insecurity Harms American Politics

Symposium Ethics featured contributor John E. Senior suggests that a fear of insecurity dominates the political discourse in America, stymieing justice for the underprivileged and disadvantaged.

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Drone Warfare and Christian Ethics Pt. 2: The Ethics of (not) Declaring War

As described in my previous post, The Intercept — a website dedicated to advancing government transparency and accountability through the

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Drone Warfare and Christian Ethics Pt. 1

Bradley Burroughs examines recently released papers describing U.S. practices of drone warfare and finds evidence that they do not meet just war criteria.

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Applied Ethicist for a Mainline Denomination

When I earned my PhD in Christian Ethics from Emory University in 2006, I assumed I would enter a tenure

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Introducing the #AltAc Series

We are happy to introduce to you the latest feature of Symposium Ethics, the “#AltAc Series.” We intend this series to

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The Sexual Violence of Male Pacifists

When I was a younger man I was discerning a call to ministry while working as a military contractor. As

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Is God Asleep?

Mark 4:35-41 4:35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the

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