Recent Submissions

  • Theology in the Wake of Survivor Testimony: Epistemic Injustice and Clergy Sex Abuse 

    Kidd, Erin Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This paper develops a theological understanding of the harm done when survivor testimony regarding clergy sex abuse is not believed. Using recent philosophical research in epistemic injustice, I trace the epistemic challenges ...
  • Justice-Abuse in the Catholic Church 

    Lawler, Michael G.; Salzman, Todd A. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    We believe that the continuing emphasis on the sexual-abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, correct though it may be, helps to cover up the justice-abuse of both minors and adults, which is enabled by the exaggerated ...
  • Climate Justice: Essential to the Church’s Mission 

    DiLeo, Daniel R. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay argues that climate justice understood as faithful, prudent action to address climate change is essential to the mission of the Catholic Church. The first section outlines Catholic ecclesiology, missiology, and ...
  • The Recursive Violence of Anthropological Exceptionalism: Toward the Ecological Transformation of Dignity 

    Meyer, Eric Daryl Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    Prevalent theological concepts of human dignity purport to safeguard human lives equally, but in fact, because they ground human inviolability in assumptions of the violation and violability of animal lives, they expose ...
  • Religion and Justice in the Church Courts of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Nineteenth Century 

    Mangrum, Richard Collin Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints relied on their church court system for seeking “justice” or the cause of Zion throughout the nineteenth century for a variety of practical and theological reasons. First, ...
  • The Genesis of Male AUTHORity in the Order of Creation: A Deconstruction Toward Integrity in Justice Discourse 

    Calef, Susan Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay presents a critical exploration of the genesis of authority as a male prerogative by examining biblical texts that comprise a sustained gender discourse spanning the length of biblical tradition. Focal texts ...
  • “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” vs. “Invasion!”: Understanding Treatment of Immigrants in the United States by Examining International Laws of War 

    Alexander, Laura E. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This paper engages in a thought experiment by applying the legal obligations set out in the Geneva Conventions of 1949 to the United States government’s treatment of Central American asylum seekers arriving at the southern ...
  • “The Leprosy of Lynch Law”: A Jesuit Exchange in La Civiltà Cattolica 

    Fleming, Julia Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    In 1891-1892, the Roman Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica published three texts addressing the morality of lynching in the United States – an exchange prompted by the lynching of eleven Italians/Italian Americans in New ...
  • Global Migration and Liturgical Imagination: Where Doxology Meets Righteous Action 

    Suna-Koro, Kristine Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    While fences, walls, and ever more dehumanizing restrictions on migrants and asylum seekers go up in various continents, Christians are increasingly realizing that their religious commitments demand an ethical as well as ...
  • Just Immigration and the Social Gospel 

    Blankenship, Anne M. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay reconsiders the nation’s current immigration problems by examining how social gospel leaders faced the country’s first immigration laws based on the standards they devised and asks who, if any, exemplified the ...
  • Taking Hold of Reality: White Protestant Theology and Racism at the End of White Christian America 

    Norris, Kristopher Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay places twentieth century white U.S. Protestant theology in conversation with the liberation theologies of Ignacio Ellacuría and James Cone. Drawing on Ellacuría’s belief that theology begins with “taking hold ...
  • Different Forms of Religiousness and Their Complex Relationship with Prejudice 

    Leak, Gary K.; Budesheim, Thomas L.; Finken, Laura L.; Chinen, Nikki Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    A century of theoretical and empirical work in the psychology of religion has attempted to establish the links between different forms of religiousness and various types of prejudice. The present study examined the connection ...
  • Introduction 

    Simkins, Ronald A. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
  • Introduction 

    Kelly, Patrick, S.J. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 1-22, 2019. )
  • From Play to Virtue: The Social, Moral, and Religious Dimensions of Youth Sport 

    Power, F. Clark; Rodgers, Lillie Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 23-44, 2019. )
    Drawing on Brown’s exegetical exploration of Wisdom’s paideia in the Book of Wisdom, we show how sports understood as play are an invaluable means of moral as well as spiritual education. Playing sports, we argue, fosters ...
  • Bishop Sheil, the CYO, and Reflections for Our Times 

    Neary, Timothy B. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 45-62, 2019. )
    This article examines the origins and influence of Bishop Bernard Sheil’s Catholic Youth Organization. Interracial and ecumenical from its inception, the CYO, founded in Chicago in 1930, embodied the communal and pluralistic ...
  • Paradigms of Sport: Indian-Catholic Reflections 

    Lobo, Bryan, S.J. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 71-93, 2019. )
    Catholic reflections on sport in India need to proceed in a comparatively interreligious way with Hinduism, which is the major and most diffused religion in India. In this dialogical approach, which is very much in keeping ...
  • Football Plus Human and Spiritual Formation: The Sports Pastoral at Santo Domingo Parish, Managua 

    Sosa Meléndez, Juan José Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 63-70, 2019. )
    In this article the sports pastoral in Managua, Nicaragua started by the Our Lady of Guadalupe Christian Life Community and supported by the local Jesuit parish is described and research with participants is shared that ...
  • Toward the Integral Development of Students in Canadian Catholic High School Athletics 

    Hoven, Matt Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 106-122, 2019. )
    This paper, based upon interviews and focus groups conducted with 15-year-old student-athletes at two Catholic high schools in Edmonton, Canada, explains how religion and spirituality supported students’ integral development. ...
  • Three Approaches to Sport: The Vatican, the International Olympic Committee, and the United Nations 

    Stelitano, Antonella Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 20, pg. 123-134, 2019. )
    The Vatican, the International Olympic Committee, and the United Nations have in common a vision of sport that is related to personal growth and is able to foster encounters between people, and help to bring about peace ...

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