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Charles Camosy
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Charlie Camosy is Ast. Professor of Christian Ethics at Fordham University, where he has been since finishing his PhD in theology at Notre Dame in 2008. He has published articles in the American Journal of Bioethics, the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, the Journal of the Catholic Health Association, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Post, and Commonweal Magazine. He is the author of three books. Too Expensive to Treat? -- Finitude, Tragedy, and the Neonatal ICU (Eerdmans) was a 2011 award-winner with the Catholic Media Association, and Peter Singer and Christian Ethics: Beyond Polarization (Cambridge) was named a 2012 “best book” with ABC Religion and Ethics. His third book, For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent Action (Franciscan), challenges Christians to live with justice and nonviolence toward non-humans. Camosy received the 2012-13 Robert Bryne award from the Fordham Respect Life Club, and was also recently selected for the international working group "Contending Modernities" which attempts to bring secular liberalism, Catholicism, and Islam into dialogue about various difficult ethical issues. He is the founder and co-director of the Catholic Conversation Project and a member of the ethics committee at the Children's Hospital of New York.

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Can Christianity Take Vegetarianism Mainstream?

(141) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 4:16 PM

It is a state of affairs lamented by everyone from Gandhi to Chesterton. Christianity is a fine idea, but it would be great if Christians actually tried to live it out.

Take the issue of wealth and poverty, for instance. The founder of Christianity couldn't have been more clear:...

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