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D. Stephen Long

D. Stephen Long is Cary M. Maguire University Professor of Ethics at Southern Methodist University. Previously he worked at Marquette University, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, St. Joseph’s University and Duke Divinity School. He received the PhD from Duke University, and is an ordained United Methodist Minister in the Indiana Conference. He has served churches in Honduras, North Carolina and Milwaukee. He works in the intersection between theology and ethics and has published over fifty essays and fourteen books on theology and ethics including Divine Economy: Theology and the Market (Routledge, 2000) The Goodness of God: Theology, Church and Social Order, (Brazos Press, 2001), John Wesley’s Moral Theology: The Quest for God and Goodness (Kingswood, 2005), Calculated Futures, (Baylor, 2007), Christian Ethics: Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2010), Saving Karl Barth: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Preoccupation (Fortress Press, 2014) and The Perfectly Simple Triune God: Aquinas and His Legacy (Fortress Press, 2016). He is an avid cyclist and is married to Ricka. They have three children, Lindsey, a Methodist minister in Chicago, Rebecca, development specialist for ACTS housing in Milwaukee, and Jonathan, teacher, musician and actor in Los Angeles. Steve was baptized by the Anabaptists, educated by the evangelicals, pastorally formed by the Methodists and given his first teaching position by the Jesuits, which makes him ecumenically inclined or theologically confused.

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