Tobias Winright

Tobias Winwright
Tobias Winwright

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).

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A Matter of Degrees

by Tobias Winright 05-07-2015

Two underserved populations are earning college degrees in prison these days. Only one of them is incarcerated. 

'Demilitarize the Police!'

by Tobias Winright 11-05-2014

Across the country, police departments act more like an occupying army than keepers of the peace. 

Faith and the Executioner

by Tobias Winright 11-05-2013

Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty. Liturgical Press.

Getting to Green

by Tobias Winright 01-08-2013

Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate. New Society.

Gandalf, Gollum, and the Death Penalty

by Tobias Winright 11-27-2012

Theological considerations should frame the Christian response to capital punishment.

Abrahamic Faiths on Peace

by Tobias Winright 11-02-2012

Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War. Palgrave Macmillan.

Keeping the Peace

by Tobias Winright 12-01-2008

Crime and Sacrifice

by Tobias Winright 04-01-2007
What does the cross tell us about the ethics of capital punishment?

The Underpinnings of Faith

by Tobias Winright 09-01-2006
The authors connect the dots between Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, and those who influenced them.

Peace Cops?

by Tobias Winright 03-01-2006

Christian peacemaking and the implications of a global police force.