Prof. John E. HareProfessor of Philosophical Theology

    Research Profile

    Ancient philosophy, medieval Franciscan philosophy, Kant, Kierkegaard, contemporary ethical theory, the theory of the atonement, medical ethics, international relations, aesthetics

    Selected Publications

    God and Morality: A Philosophical History. Hoboken NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

    Why Bother Being Good? The Place of God in the Moral Life. Christian Classics Bible Studies, Westmont IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002.

    God’s Call: Moral Realism, God’s Commands, and Human Autonomy. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

    The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God’s Assistance. Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics, New York: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press, 1997.

    Plato Euthyphro. Bryn Mawr Commentaries, Indianapolis: Hackett, 2nd ed., 1985.

    (together with C. B. Joynt) Ethics and International Affairs. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1982.

    ‘Immanuel Kant’ in: A. Hastings/A. Manson et al. (ed.s): Key Thinkers in Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, 92-97.

    ‘Christian Scholarship and Human Responsibility’, in: S. Felch (ed.): Christian Scholarship … for
    Calvin College, 2003, 51-69.

    ‘Kantian Moral Education and Service-Learning’ in: G. Heffner/C. Berersluis (ed.s): Commitment and
    Connection: Service-Learning and Christian Higher Education
    . Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2002, 3-95.

    ‘Duns Scotus on Morality and Nature’, in: Medieval Philosophy and Theology, 9 (2001), 1-39.



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