Brookline, MA United States
Jim Keenan, SJ
Green Bioethics: Environmental Implications for the Medical Industry
Expected Date of Graduation:
Prior Education Background:
2012- current PhD in Theology, concentration in theological ethics, Boston College. 2012 Master of Theology, concentration in moral theology, Boston College. 2009 Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, S. Hamilton, MA. 2007 Diploma, Vineyard Institute of Ministry, Ft. Collins, CO. 2004 B.A. English Lit., minor philosophy, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.
“The Augustinian Legacy of the Procreative Marriage: Contemporary Implications and Alternatives,” Journal of Feminist Theology, forthcoming. “Disrupting the Meaning of Marriage? Childfree, Infertile and Gay Unions in Evangelical and Catholic Theologies of Marriage,” Theology and Sexuality, forthcoming. “ ‘Green’ Reproduction, Resource Conservation, and Ecological Responsibility,” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology, forthcoming late 2014/ early 2015. “Voluntary Sterilization for Childfree Women: Understanding Patient Profiles, Evaluating Accessibility, Examining Legislation,” The Hastings Center Report, 43 no. 6 (2013): 36-44. “The Scandal of the Evangelical [Female] Mind,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 59 no. 39 (2013): A37-A38. “Building a Framework for Green Bioethics: Integrating Ecology into the Medical Industry,” Health Care Ethics USA, 21, no. 4 (2013): 7-21. “Applying Catholic Responsibility to In-Vitro Fertilization: Obligations to the Spouse, the Body, and the Common Good,” Christian Bioethics, 18 no. 3 (2012): 271-286. “A Christian Understanding of In-Vitro Fertilization,” Ministry International Journal for Pastors 8 no. 7 (2012): 14-17. “Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Adjunct Teaching,” Women in Higher Education 20 no. 9 (2011): 20-21. “The Racial and Economic Theories of James Cone and Martin Luther King, Jr., Illuminated by the Sermon on the Mount,” Black Theology: An International Journal, 8 no. 1 (2010): 86-106. “An Argument Against the Use of the Word ‘Homosexual’ in English Versions of the Bible,” The Heythrop Journal, 51 no. 5 (2010): 723-729.
Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Student Director, New England Maritime American Academy of Religion [AAR], 2013-2015. Steering Committee Member, Evangelical Theological Society [ETS] Northeast Region, 2013-2016. Special Topics Forum Subcommittee for the Student Lounge Roundtable, American Academy of Religion [AAR] National Meeting Graduate Student Committee, 2014. Peer Journal Article Reviewer, Forum for Social Economics, 2014. Gender/ Sexuality Conference Abstract Reviewer for the New England Maritimes Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion [NEMAAR], 2014. American Academy of Religion [AAR] Society of Christian Ethics [SCE] Evangelical Theological Society [ETS] College Theology Society [CTS] Northeastern Political Science Association [NPSA] Association for Social Economics [ASE]
- Social ethics
- Sexual ethics
- Medical ethics
- Feminist ethics
- Environmental ethics