Publications

Selected Publications

Murdering Myths: The Story Behind the Death Penalty. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

 “The Exodus and Racism: Paradoxes for Jewish Liberation.” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics. 28:2 (2008): 23-50.

“Is Restitution Possible for Murder? Surviving Family Members Speak.” In Wounds That Do Not Bind: Victim-Based Perspectives on the Death Penalty (pp.323-348) Edited by James Acker and David Karp. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, Second Edition, 2007 (2006).

“Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation: Story-Telling for Healing, as Witness, and in Public Policy.” In Handbook of Restorative Justice: A Global Perspective (pp. 230-245). Edited by Dennis Sullivan and Larry Tifft. New York: Routledge, 2006.

“In the Shadow of the Execution Chamber: Affirming Wholeness in a Broken Place.” In Practice What You Preach: Virtues, Ethics and Power in the Lives of Pastoral Ministers and their Congregations. Edited by James Keenan, S.J. and Joseph Kotva, Jr. Franklin, WI: Sheed & Ward, 1999, pp. 115-127.

[This book won first prize for a book on pastoral ministry awarded by the Catholic Press Association.]

 “Getting Egypt out of the People: Aquinas’s Contributions to Liberation.” In Aquinas and Empowerment: Classical Ethics for Ordinary Lives. Edited by G. Simon Harak, S.J. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1996, pp. 1-46.

“Natural Law.” In Dictionary of Feminist Theologies. Edited by Letty M. Russell and J. Shannon Clarkson. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996, p. 192.

“Politics without Human Nature?  Reconstructing a Common Humanity.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 9:1 (Winter 1994): 21-52.