Our post-pandemic future: What basics should be its basis?

Our post-pandemic future: What basics should be its basis? By Marcia Pally Religion & Ethics, May 24, 2020   What is needed to effect a change in our socio-economic and environmental practices? By what principles should we proceed after the pandemic, and toward which ends?  When the telephone was first introduced into general use, there […]

More than a Resource: Covenant as a Basis for Societal Organization

More than a Resource: Covenant as a Basis for Societal Organization By Prof. Dr. Marcia Pally in: Religion and Democracy: Challenges and Resources in a Public Theological Perspective Torsten Meireis and Rolf Schieder (Eds., 2017), pp. 71-87 Introduction Of human thriving, the neurobiologist Darcia Narvaez writes, “To approach eudaimonia or human flourishing, one must have a […]

Relational Views of Humanness: The Reciprocity of Ontos and Telos

Relational Views of Humanness: The Reciprocity of Ontos and Telos By Marcia Pally Studies in Christian Ethics (2019, May 3), pp. 1-11. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0953946819847958 Introduction                       Neurobiologist Darcia Narvaez, in her award-winning Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality, suggests that, “To approach eudaimonia or human flourishing, one must have a concept of human nature, a realization of what […]