Tobias Winwright serves as an associate professor of health care ethics and is an associate professor of theological ethics at St. Louis University. He is a Roman Catholic moral theologian who has co-authored After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice, and he edited Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment.
While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
Diverse religious traditions share a common imperative to care for the marginalized, yet when it comes to people with disabilities, congregations have often struggled to adapt and be welcoming.
Read a Sept. 20, 2012, study from the Palm Center that shows that the repeal of DADT didn’t negatively affect the military. The study was published one year after the repeal.
The Officer’s Christian Fellowship (OCF) serves active duty officers, enlisted personnel, guard and reserve members, academy and ROTC cadets/midshipmen, international military personnel, civilian employees of the military, retirees, widows, and their families. Contact through the website.
Christian Men’s Network is a Christian ministry for men, training them toward their goals as religious leaders in their families, churches and cultures. Contact through the website.
Christian Military Fellowship supports U.S. military personnel and their families worldwide.
Read “DADT and the Chaplains,” a Nov. 30, 2010, blog post by Mark Silk, director of the Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and professor of religion in public life at Trinity College. Silk argues that chaplains have no standing on religious grounds to object to gays serving openly in the military.
A Dec. 1, 2010, post at the blog of First Things argued that DADT should not be repealed because doing so would open the door to the acceptance of other gay rights in the rest of society.