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Katherine Jackson-Meyer

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.


Niebuhrian Insights on Human Nature and Anxiety for A Time of Crisis

…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.

The Rupture of Desire: An Interview with China Miéville

The following is a small portion of a longer interview with China Miéville in the journal Political Theology.

Pussy Riot and the Church

This piece is from the Political Theology Network archives originally posted on August 23, 2012.

In Memoriam:                                                                      Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas and the Journey of Theology Toward the Future

The prominent Eastern Orthodox theologian Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas of Pergamon (Ecumenical Patriarchate) passed in Athens, on February 2, 2023.


From Myanmar to Mariupol, from the streets of Memphis to the waves and winds of the Mediterranean Sea: resistance to violence takes many forms. So does political protest against precarity. At which point does the unavoidable vulnerability of the living condition come to expression as political agency? Can such precarious politics constitute or configure an alternative community?