Tobias Winright is a contributing writer for Sojourners, and he holds the Maeder Chair in Health Care Ethics and is teaches theological ethics at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO. He recently edited Can War Be Just in the 21st Century? Ethicists Engage the Tradition (Orbis Books, 2015).
Posts By This Author
A Matter of Degrees
Two underserved populations are earning college degrees in prison these days. Only one of them is incarcerated.
'Demilitarize the Police!'
Across the country, police departments act more like an occupying army than keepers of the peace.
Faith and the Executioner
Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty. Liturgical Press.
Getting to Green
Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate. New Society.
Gandalf, Gollum, and the Death Penalty
Theological considerations should frame the Christian response to capital punishment.
Abrahamic Faiths on Peace
Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War. Palgrave Macmillan.
Keeping the Peace
Crime and Sacrifice
The Underpinnings of Faith
Christian peacemaking and the implications of a global police force.