Tag: Shaun Casey

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    “The public and political impact of lived religion across the planet is huge,” says Shaun Casey, head of the new State Department Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives. More

    August 9, 2013 | Comments

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    The UN has demanded a cease-fire and authorized military action. What moral considerations underlie international interventon? More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether you act or whether you don’t act, the stakes are really quite high, and that’s what makes it so daunting from a moral perspective.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    What did people of faith think about President Obama’s State of the Union address? Watch our panel of religion analysts assess the speech. More

    January 27, 2011 | Comments

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    As major combat operations come to an end and the US completes a troop drawdown in Iraq, revisit interviews with ethicists, philosophers, scholars, and religious leaders about just war and the moral issues raised by Iraq. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    "In a democracy that espouses certain moral values, we need to have accountability," says ethicist Shaun Casey. "It prepares us morally to face the future when we're facing a crisis and pressure to abandon legal and moral precedents that we've observed."

    August 28, 2009 | Comments

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    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton speaks with Shaun Casey, author of "The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy v. Nixon 1960," about the role of religion in the late Senator Edward Kennedy’s political life.

    August 28, 2009 | Comments

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    Shaun Casey, author of THE MAKING OF A CATHOLIC PRESIDENT: KENNEDY VS NIXON 1960, talks with Kim Lawton about religion’s role in the 1960 presidential race. More

    May 4, 2009 | Comments

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    In the ongoing national debate about the morality of torture, the question is whether it is ever the lesser evil. Under certain circumstances, can torture be justified? Two ethicists, Shaun Casey and Jean Bethke Elshtain, discuss torture and its moral limits. More

    May 1, 2009 | Comments

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    “Kennedy talked more about separation of church and state, because that was the attack that was launched against him. Romney’s problem is different in the sense that people see his Mormonism as exotic or esoteric, and he has to knock that down without being too explicit about what Mormon doctrine really is,” says Shaun Casey, associate professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary. More

    December 7, 2007 | Comments