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Amy Laura Hall

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics
Divinity School

Selected Publications


Love.

Chapter · February 21, 2019 Christology) to those more understated (e.g. Pneumatology). The book concludes with possible theological trajectories for Kierkegaard's thought in the 21st century. ... Cite

Laughing at the Devil Seeing the World with Julian of Norwich

Book · August 10, 2018 Laughing at the Devil is an invitation to see the world with a medieval visionary now known as Julian of Norwich, believed to be the first woman to have written a book in English. (We do not know her given name, because she became known by ... ... Cite

His Eye is on the Sparrow: Collectivism and Human Significance.

Chapter · January 3, 2017 John F. Kilner Do people matter? Most people think so. But why do they matter? And why does it matter why they matter? In other words, why does this book matter? The reason this book matters has to do with the huge importance of many  ... ... Cite

Writing Home, With Love Politics for Neighbors and Naysayers

Book · December 9, 2016 For the last two years, acclaimed theologian Amy Laura Hall has written a lively, wide-ranging, opinionated column for her local newspaper. In her column, Hall has sought--without flatly rejecting globalism--to think and act locally. ... Cite

Love in Everything: A Brief Primer to Julian of Norwich.

Journal Article The Princeton Seminary Bulletin · 2015 Cite

The Single Individual in Ordinary Time: Theological Engagements with Sociobiology

Journal Article Studies in Christian Ethics · February 2013 Søren Kierkegaard and Dietrich Bonhoeffer provide provocatively individualistic, liturgical, Jesus-centered perspectives on anthropology that accentuate the neo-Hegelian, amoral, collectivist perspectives of geneticist Francis Collins, social psyc ... Full text Cite

American TV and Torture.

Journal Article The Muslim World · 2013 Cite

Justice.

Chapter · September 1, 2012 Designed for clergy, laypersons, university students, and church teachers, this work is arranged for ease in cross-referencing and to assist in further study. ... Cite

The Trinity and Moral Life: Julian's Trinitarian Logic of Love and Contagion

Chapter · January 3, 2012 This article examines the relation between the doctrine of Trinity and moral life in the context of Julian of Norwich's Trinitarian logic of love and contagion. It discusses Julian's thoughts about the black plague and her insistence that in the Trinity al ... Full text Cite

Parenthood.

Chapter · November 1, 2011 I am happy to report that this is not the case for this imaginatively conceived and organized book. This book will quickly become an indispensable resource for Christian reflection on the moral life. ... Cite

Whose progress? The language of global health.

Journal Article The Journal of medicine and philosophy · June 2006 The barrier to global health most often noted in Western discourse is the enduring disparity of access to medical technologies. This assessment of the circumstances in global health fits well within a bioethic centered on the equitable distribution of acce ... Full text Cite

Welcome to ordinary? Marketing better boys.

Journal Article The American journal of bioethics : AJOB · May 2005 Full text Cite

Ruth's resolve: what Jesus' great-grandmother may teach about bioethics and care.

Journal Article Christian bioethics · April 2005 When thinking about the intersection of care and Christian bioethics, it is helpful to follow closely the account of Ruth, who turned away from security and walked alongside her grieving mother-in-law to Bethlehem. Remembering Ruth may help one to heed Pro ... Full text Cite

Public Bioethics and the Gratuity of Life: Joanna Jepson's Witness Against Negative Eugenics

Journal Article Studies in Christian Ethics · 2005 In 2002, then Cambridge student Joanna Jepson initiated a legal, ecclesial, and media conversation on selective termination for disability. Making herself available in a way that is vulnerable, palpable, and effective, Jepson has used subtle rhetorical ski ... Full text Link to item Cite

Love.

Chapter · February 21, 2019 Christology) to those more understated (e.g. Pneumatology). The book concludes with possible theological trajectories for Kierkegaard's thought in the 21st century. ... Cite

Laughing at the Devil Seeing the World with Julian of Norwich

Book · August 10, 2018 Laughing at the Devil is an invitation to see the world with a medieval visionary now known as Julian of Norwich, believed to be the first woman to have written a book in English. (We do not know her given name, because she became known by ... ... Cite

His Eye is on the Sparrow: Collectivism and Human Significance.

Chapter · January 3, 2017 John F. Kilner Do people matter? Most people think so. But why do they matter? And why does it matter why they matter? In other words, why does this book matter? The reason this book matters has to do with the huge importance of many  ... ... Cite

Writing Home, With Love Politics for Neighbors and Naysayers

Book · December 9, 2016 For the last two years, acclaimed theologian Amy Laura Hall has written a lively, wide-ranging, opinionated column for her local newspaper. In her column, Hall has sought--without flatly rejecting globalism--to think and act locally. ... Cite

Love in Everything: A Brief Primer to Julian of Norwich.

Journal Article The Princeton Seminary Bulletin · 2015 Cite

The Single Individual in Ordinary Time: Theological Engagements with Sociobiology

Journal Article Studies in Christian Ethics · February 2013 Søren Kierkegaard and Dietrich Bonhoeffer provide provocatively individualistic, liturgical, Jesus-centered perspectives on anthropology that accentuate the neo-Hegelian, amoral, collectivist perspectives of geneticist Francis Collins, social psyc ... Full text Cite

American TV and Torture.

Journal Article The Muslim World · 2013 Cite

Justice.

Chapter · September 1, 2012 Designed for clergy, laypersons, university students, and church teachers, this work is arranged for ease in cross-referencing and to assist in further study. ... Cite

The Trinity and Moral Life: Julian's Trinitarian Logic of Love and Contagion

Chapter · January 3, 2012 This article examines the relation between the doctrine of Trinity and moral life in the context of Julian of Norwich's Trinitarian logic of love and contagion. It discusses Julian's thoughts about the black plague and her insistence that in the Trinity al ... Full text Cite

Parenthood.

Chapter · November 1, 2011 I am happy to report that this is not the case for this imaginatively conceived and organized book. This book will quickly become an indispensable resource for Christian reflection on the moral life. ... Cite

Whose progress? The language of global health.

Journal Article The Journal of medicine and philosophy · June 2006 The barrier to global health most often noted in Western discourse is the enduring disparity of access to medical technologies. This assessment of the circumstances in global health fits well within a bioethic centered on the equitable distribution of acce ... Full text Cite

Welcome to ordinary? Marketing better boys.

Journal Article The American journal of bioethics : AJOB · May 2005 Full text Cite

Ruth's resolve: what Jesus' great-grandmother may teach about bioethics and care.

Journal Article Christian bioethics · April 2005 When thinking about the intersection of care and Christian bioethics, it is helpful to follow closely the account of Ruth, who turned away from security and walked alongside her grieving mother-in-law to Bethlehem. Remembering Ruth may help one to heed Pro ... Full text Cite

Public Bioethics and the Gratuity of Life: Joanna Jepson's Witness Against Negative Eugenics

Journal Article Studies in Christian Ethics · 2005 In 2002, then Cambridge student Joanna Jepson initiated a legal, ecclesial, and media conversation on selective termination for disability. Making herself available in a way that is vulnerable, palpable, and effective, Jepson has used subtle rhetorical ski ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ethics.

Chapter · January 15, 2004 The Encyclopedia of Protestantism is the definitive reference to the history and beliefs that continue to exert a profound influence on Western thought. ... Cite

A Dispatch from Security.

Chapter · March 1, 2002 This collection of essays brings together voices of leading religious scholars from many traditions to share insights on these and other theological and ethical questions of the new war. ... Cite

Stages on the Wrong Way.

Chapter · 2000 Based on the definitive English edition of Kierkegaard's works by Princeton University Press, this series of commentaries addresses all the published texts of the influential Danish philosopher and theologian. ... Cite

Self-Deception, Confusion, and Salvation in "Fear and Trembling" with "Works of Love"

Journal Article The Journal of Religious Ethics · 2000 Reading "Fear and Trembling" with "Works of Love" heightens Kierkegaard's summons to acknowledge the ambiguity of our aims and the treachery of our love. "Works of Love" underscores that there is a "neighbor" in "Fear and Trembling" whose justified or damn ... Link to item Cite

Complicating the command : agape in scriptural context.

Journal Article Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics · January 1, 1999 Link to item Cite

Agape

Chapter · 1996 Cite