The Clemens Chair in Economics and the Liberal Arts
College of Saint Benedict
37 South College Avenue
Saint Joseph, MN 56374
Email: [email protected]
932 Cypress Road, Apt# 226
St. Cloud, MN 56303
The William E. & Virginia Clemens Professor of Economics & the Liberal Arts,
Department of Economics and
Professor of Theology, The School of Theology
Saint John’s University/College of Saint Benedict
- Ph.D., 1977, University of Chicago
- M.A., 1975, University of Chicago
- B.S., 1968, St. John Fisher College
- 2009, President of the Society of Christian Ethics
- 2006-07, President of Catholic Theological Society of America
- 1986, President, Association for Social Economics
- 1985-87, President, Midwest Association of Theological Schools
2021 Faithful Economics in 25 Short Lessons, Fortress Press.
2021 Business Ethics in Catholic Social Thought, Editor, Georgetown University Press.
2020 Moral Agency within Structures and Culture: A Primer on Critical Realism for Christian Ethics, Editor, Georgetown University Press.
2019 Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy: How Buying Here Causes Injustice There, Georgetown University Press.
2023 “Sin and the Social World.” Modern Theology, vol. 39, no.1, January.
2020 “Exercising Power in Social Structures: Learning from The Daily Experience of the Laity,” in Donna L. Orsuto and Robert S. White, eds., Full, Conscious, and Active: Lay Participation in the Church’s Dialogue with the World, Libreria Editrice Vaticana.
2020 “What is Critical Realism” and “Social Structures,” in Finn, ed., Moral Agency within Structures and Culture: A Primer on Critical Realism for Christian Ethics, Georgetown University Press.
2018 “What Can You Do? Understanding Sinful Social Structures,” Commonweal, vol. 145, no. 16, October.
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