Posts tagged "ethics"
The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
A Theory of Ethical Blasphemy

A Theory of Ethical Blasphemy

By Austin Dacey The claims of the believer and the claims of the blasphemer, so-called, are symmetrical.The value motivating us to protect the believer’s beliefs from desecration is the very same value manifested by the desecrator: freedom of conscience.

Moral Ambivalence in Modern China

From The Lancet, an article by Charles Stafford on Deep China: the Moral Life of the Person, a new book by Arthur Kleinman, Yunxiang Yan, Jing Jun, Sing Lee, Everett Zhang, Pan tianshu, Wu Fei, and Guo Jinhau (University of California Press, 2012): Of course, mixed feelings are at the heart of ethical discourse and...

Seeing God in Tahrir: Ethics of the Revolution

by Yasmin Moll Many commentators both inside and outside Egypt have focused on the anticipated role of the Muslim Brotherhood in a post-Mubarak Egypt. In many of these analyses, the Brotherhood is used as a metonym for the projected role of Islam in the public sphere. However, while the Brotherhood will certainly play a formative role...

03 June 2004 Daily Links

3:30 pm: And the most Catholic senator of them all is… John Kerry! So says a new “study” by Sen. Dick Durbin, according to Amy Fagan in The Washington Times. Rick “Man-on-dog”Santorum (20th most Catholic senator ) points out flaws in the ranking system. Read: 3:16 pm: British rightwing nationalists attack radical mosque in London. “Authenticity is not a matter of where you come...

Ch-Ch-Changes

Vanity Fair‘s Christopher Hitchens takes a loyalty oath; The New Republic‘s Jeffrey Rosen considers conversion; and The New York Times‘ David Brooks plays the part of the A.C.L.U. These and other scenes from the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Key West seminar on religion and public life, brought to you almost-live by The Revealer…