Kate Jackson-Meyer is a part-time faculty member at Boston College where teaches for the Theology Department and for the Faith, Peace, and Justice minor. She earned a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Boston College, an MAR from Yale Divinity School, and a BA in biology and religion from the University of Southern California. Her research areas are virtue, Thomistic thought, and feminist ethics and how they are applied to bioethics and the ethics of war. She lives in Acton, MA, with her husband and two daughters.
…seeing these responses through a Niebuhrian lens challenges me to acknowledge these actions for what they are—reactions to anxiety—and to confront what it is that I am actually afraid of and trying to avoid—facing the fragility of life and love.