The release of Christopher Nolan’s film Oppenheimer ignited extensive discussions online about war narratives, advanced technology, and the influence of emotions in storytelling through new media. While the term “affective textures” might not be familiar to everyone, it’s the reason why people spent over $500 million to watch a movie depicting the creation of the atomic bomb and its profound impact on the world in 1945.
Jesus paired these two—peacemakers and Children of God—because children have a way of reminding adults that moral formation is an active, creative process, not simply a list of unchanging rules. Peacemaking takes creativity, collaboration, and compromise; three things children are doing all the time. We explain it this way in the Art of Ethics project at the Stead Center.
The Stead Center for Ethics and Values seeks to be a place for conversation on relevant, current, critical justice issues. This site is a platform […]
The following announcement was released from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in April 2022. Dr. Kate Ott has been named the next holder of the Jerre L. […]
Politics, and how to engage in it, is always in a state of flux and motion. Sometimes politics progresses and takes on a new evolution […]
South Dakota Governor and former cattle rancher Kristi Noem has a beef with her fellow GOP governors: they aren’t gritty enough. In her 2021 address […]
Extreme weather in Texas for about a week in February saw snow in places where the existence of the white stuff had hitherto been only […]
Autonomous weapon systems have been around for a while now. However, what is meant by autonomous is open to interpretation. The typical meaning of an […]
Shortly after John Webster passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2016, a friend and I found ourselves reminiscing about our late mentor. “The thing I […]
“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages […]