Tobias Winright

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Saint Louis, Missouri United States

Institution:
Saint Louis University - Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics

Position:
Faculty/Administrator

Academic Position:
Hubert Mäder Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics & Associate Professor of Theological Ethics

Prior Education Background:
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2002 M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1996 M.Div., Duke University Divinity School, 1991 B.A., University of South Florida, 1987 A.A., Saint Petersburg Community College, 1985

Email Address:
twinrigh@slu.edu

Link to personal website or University Profile:
https://sites.google.com/a/slu.edu/tobias-winright/home

Recent Publications:
Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Assessing Pope Benedict XVI's Ecological Vision for the Catholic Church in the United States, co-edited with Jame Schaefer (Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2013). Violence, Transformation, and the Sacred: "They Shall Be Called Children of God," co-edited with Margaret Pfeil (Orbis Books, 2012). Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment, edited (Anselm Academic, 2011). After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice, co-authored with Mark Allman (Orbis Books, 2010).

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Tobias Winright (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame; M.Div., Duke University) holds the Hubert Mäder Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics in the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics and is Associate Professor of Theological Ethics in the Department of Theological Studies, both at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He possesses previous professional experience in law enforcement (both corrections and policing) and lay ecclesial ministry (youth and campus ministry). His scholarly interests include Christian bioethics, fundamental moral theology, social ethics, political theology, just war theory, criminal justice ethics, and ecology. He has coauthored, co-edited, and edited five books, including Can War Be Just in the 21st Century? Ethicists Engage the Tradition (Orbis 2015), Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment (Anselm Academic 2011), and After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice (Orbis 2010). In addition, he has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Studies in Christian Ethics, the Ecumenical Review, and Criminal Justice Ethics, as well as chapters in several books. He was co-editor of the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics and book review editor for the journal, Political Theology. Currently, he is associate editor of Health Care Ethics USA. Co-editor (with Mark Allman), Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics Book Review Editor, Political Theology Society of Christian Ethics College Theology Society Catholic Theological Society of America American Academy of Religion

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental moral theology
  • Social ethics
  • Political ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • History of theological ethics
  • Virtue ethics
  • War and peace
  • Environmental ethics

Past Events:

  • Trent 2010

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