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Julie Hanlon Rubio is Professor of Christian Ethics at St. Louis University, where she has taught since 1999. Her research interests include family, feminism, and faith and public life. She has published five books and over 30 academic essays. Currently, she serves on the boards of National Catholic Reporter and the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education. She has received two Faculty Excellence awards for teaching from SLU as well as an excellence in teaching award from the department of Women's and Gender Studies. She is married to Marty, who chairs the social studies department at Villa Duchesne High School, and they have three sons--Stephen, Tom, and Dominic.

Books

Reading, Praying, Living Pope Francis's The Joy of Love (Liturgical Press, 2017)

 Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church (Georgetown University Press, 2016, Moral Traditions series).

 Family Ethics: Practices for Christians (Georgetown University Press, 2010, Moral Traditions series)

Marriage (Paulist Press, 2009, Readings in Moral Theology series). Co-edited with Charles E. Curran.

A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family (Paulist Press, 2003)

Education

B.A. in Political Science, Yale University (1987)

M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School (1991)

Ph.D. in Religion and Social Ethics, University of Southern California (1995)

Undergraduate Courses

Social Justice

Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics 

Faith and Politics

Graduate Courses

Feminist Theology 

Fundamental Moral Theology

Family Ethics 

News

Read "Arguing with Dorothy Day Challenges My Quest for a Christian Life," National Catholic Reporter, Jan. 16, 2017.

Look for a reference to Hope for Common Ground in National Catholic Reporter's post-election editorial, "In toxic campaign, Catholics may find the impetus for just action," Nov. 9, 2016.

Listen to a podcast on political divisions among Catholics and hope for common ground on SiriusXM Radio's Busted Halo show, July 13, 2016.

Read "Holy Families: Looking to the Bible for New Models of Mercy," the cover story in the June 20-27, 2016 issue of America.

Listen to a podcast discussion of Amoris Laetitia on "America This Week," SiriusXM, April 13, 2016.  
Read some initial thoughts on Pope Francis' Amoris Laetitia at the Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, and Political Theology Today, April 2016.

Look for comments on Hillary Clinton in an article on Catholics and the presidential election in National Catholic Register, February 26, 2016.

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