Dr. Kevin M. Carnahan
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion
From Presumption to Prudence in Just War Rationality (New York: Routledge, 2017).
Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Ramsey: Idealist and Pragmatic Christians on Politics, Philosophy, Religion, and War (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010).
Directions in North American Public Theology, a special edition of The International Journal of Public Theology, 8.3 (2014).
Featuring articles by David Tracy, Linell Cady, Mark G. Toulouse, and others.
The Virtue of Reinhold Niebuhr (under development).
Articles (peer reviewed)
“Reading Reinhold Niebuhr Against Himself Again” International Journal of Systematic Theology, 18.2 (2016), 191-209.
“What Should a Christian Realist Presume about War?” Studies in Christian Ethics 26, no.4 (2013), 410-430.
“Religion, and Not Just Religious Reasons, in the Public Square” Philosophia 41.2 (2013), 397-409
With responses from Nicholas Wolterstorff and Christopher Eberly
“Recent Work on Reinhold Niebuhr” Religion Compass 5, no. 8 (August, 2011), 365-375.
“Which Niebuhr? Whose Realism? Reinhold Niebuhr and the Struggle against Islamic Radicalism” Political Theology 11, no. 4 (2010): 553-576
“Perturbations of the Soul and Pains of the Body: Augustine on Evil Suffered and Done in War” The Journal of Religious Ethics 36, no. 2 (June, 2008): 269-294
“The Secret Joke of Satan’s Soul” 77-94 in Philosophical Approaches to the Devil. ed. Benjamin McCraw and Robert Arp (Routledge, 2015).
“The Irony of American Evangelical Politics” 202-217 in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics: God and Power. ed. Steven Platten and Richard Harries. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Co-Editor, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, 2017-present
Book Review Editor, International Journal for Public Theology, 2012-2015
President, The Niebuhr Society, 2012-2014
Member of ATS’s Technology in Theological Education Group, Ethics Subcommittee, 2011-2012
Secretary and Treasurer, The Niebuhr Society, 2006-2011