Keun-joo Christine Pae is Associate Professor of Religion/Ethics and Women’s and Gender Studies at Denison University, Granville, Ohio. She is also chair of the Religion Department at the college. Trained as a social ethicist, her research and teaching include womanist/feminist spiritual activism, faith-based popular activism, transnational feminist ethics, religious ethics of peace and war, U.S. overseas military bases and military prostitution, and Asian/Asian American feminist theology and ethics.
A full-scale war might spectacularly display the deaths and violence that immediately bring people’s attention. However, an excessive profit-driven business may also kill as many people as war does, while in many cases, these deaths are invisible.