Author profile: Laura E. Alexander and Kristopher Norris

Laura E. Alexander is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and holds the Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She works in the fields of comparative religious ethics and human rights, with a focus on migration, borders, state sovereignty, and the ethics of war and peace. She is co-editor of The Meaning of My Neighbor’s Faith: Interreligious Reflections on Immigration (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2018). Her most recent article is “(The Image of) God in All of Us: Sikh and Christian Hospitality in Light of the Global Refugee Crisis” in the Journal of Religious Ethics 47.4, December 2019.

Kristopher Norris is Visiting Professor of Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia and holds Masters degrees from Duke and Emory Universities. His research interests are in Christian ethics, just war, politics, and race, and he is author of the forthcoming Witnessing Whiteness: Confronting White Supremacy in America’s Churches, with Oxford University Press. He has several peer-reviewed articles in publications like the Journal of Religious Ethics, Theology Today, and the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics.

Jus Post Bellum and Responsibilities to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Laura E. Alexander and Kristopher Norris • Feb 6 2020 • Articles
Pope Francis draws on jus post bellum to demand that states who intervene militarily in the affairs of others, take responsibility for those displaced by intervention.

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