Books

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On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics, 3rd Edition (with Joseph Kotva, Stephen E. Lammers, and Allen Verhey), Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (2012)

In print for more than two decades, On Moral Medicine remains the definitive anthology for...

 

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Gathered for the Journey: Moral Theology in Catholic Perspective (with David M. McCarthy) (2007)

Gathered for the Journey sets moral reasoning in a theological context of worship and discipleship...

 

Articles

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The Last Shall Be First: Human Potential in Genetic and Theological Perspectives, Theology and Science (2011)

The notion of “human potential” provides a fruitful window through which to explore the competing...

 

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Medicine as Friendship with God: Anointing the Sick as a Theological Hermeneutic, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (2009)

A theological bioethics needs, first, a theological politics. The thesis of this essay rests on...

 

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Docile Bodies: Transnational Research Ethics as Biopolitics, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (2009)

This essay explores the claim that bioethics has become a mode of biopolitics. It seeks...

 

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Doing Ethics in an Ecclesial Context, Health Progress (2007)
 

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Practicing the Order of Widows: A New Call for an Old Vocation, Christian Bioethics (2005)

This essay argues for a renewed institution of an ancient Christian practice, the Order of...

 

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Respect: Or, How Respect for Persons Became Respect for Autonomy, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (2004)

This article provides an intellectual archeology of how the term “respect” has functioned in the...

 

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Genetic Testing's "Soft Underbelly", Health Progress (2001)
 

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Eucharist as Basic Training: Liturgy, Ethics, and the Body, Theology and Lived Christianity (2000)
 

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Stem Cell Research: Licit or Complicit?, Health Progress (1999)
 

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Reconstruing Genetic Research as Research, The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics (1998)
 

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The Work of Fr. Stanley Harakas, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (1998)
 

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Patient Suffering and the Anointing of the Sick, The Cresset (1992)

Anthologized in On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics, 2nd edition. Edited by Stephen...

 

Contributions to Books

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Hauerwas and the Redemption of Bioethics, Unsettling Arguments : A Festschrift on the Occasion of Stanley Hauerwas's 70th Birthday (2010)
 

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“Suffering in Communion With Christ: Sacraments, Dying Faithfully, and End of Life Care, Living Well and Dying Faithfully: Christian Practices for End-of-Life Care (2009)
 

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From the Challenge of Peace to the Gift of Peace: Reading the Consistent Ethic of Life as an Ethic of Peacemaking, The Consistent Ethic of Life: Assessing Its Reception and Relevance (2008)
 

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Love Your Enemies: Toward a Christoform Bioethic, Gathered for the Journey: Moral Theology in Catholic Perspective (2007)
 

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And Power Corrupts…: Theology and the Disciplinary Matrix of Bioethics, Handbook of Bioethics and Religion (2006)

What role should religion play in a religiously pluralistic liberal society? Public bioethics unavoidably raises...

 

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Vulnerability within the Body of Christ: Anointing of the Sick and Theological Anthropology, Health and Human Flourishing: Religion, Medicine, and Moral Anthropology (2006)
 

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Love Your Enemies: Life Sciences in the Ecclesial-Based University, Conflicting Allegiances: the Church-based University in a Liberal Democratic Society (2004)
 

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Becoming One Body: Health Care and Cloning, The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics, Second Edition (2004)
 

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Book Reviews

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Review of Helen Watt's "Fertility and Gender", Theological Studies (2012)
 

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A Call to Activism, review of "Theological Bioethics," by Lisa Cahill, Commonweal (2007)

Dr. Lysaught reviews Lisa Cahill's book Theological Bioethics: Participation, Justice, and Change.

 

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Review of “The Church in a Postliberal Age,” by George Lindbeck, Horizons (2004)

Dr. Lysaught reviews George Lindbeck's book The Church in a Postliberal Age.

 

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Review of "Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice," by Laurie Zoloth, Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Newsletter (2001)

Dr. Lysaught reviews Laurie Zoloth's book Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish...

 

Presentations

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Neuroscience, Politics, and the Secularization of Virtue and Vice (with M Therese Lysaught, Jeffrey P. Bishop, and Andrew Michel), University of Notre Dame, Center for Ethics and Culture, Conference on Radical Emancipation: Confronting the Challenge of Secularism (2011)

In his groundbreaking book Theology and Social Theory (1990), John Milbank attends to the role...

 

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Corporeality and the Corporation: The Duty to Participate in Biomedical Research as Biopolitics, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota (2011)

Over the past three decades, an enormous transformation has occurred in the political economy of...

 

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Anointing the Sick? Practicing Religion in the Clinical Context, Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health, Duke University Medical School (2010)

Theologians and Christians cannot be but encouraged by the new focus on spirituality and medicine....

 

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Corporations, CROs and Profit: Ethics in the New Bio-Political Economy of Globalized Biomedical Research, Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics (2010)

A main catalyst in the emergence of the bioethics was the abuse of human subjects....

 

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Corporations, CROs and Globalized Biomedical Research: Is Belmont Obsolete?, American Academy of Religion (2009)

Christian and Jewish theologians and philosophers were key figures in shaping the normative principles for...

 

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"Rise Up and Walk": Healed Bodies and the Performance of the Resurrection, The American Academy of Religion (2007)

If we wish to plumb the implications of the resurrection for materiality, one small but...