Journal Information

  • ISSN: 2166-2851
  • eISSN: 2166-2118
  • Frequency: Semiannually


Journal of Moral Theology is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication focused on Catholic moral theology. It is concerned with contemporary issues as well as out deeply rooted tradition of inquiry about the moral life. We seek to publish articles in the field of moral theology, as well as theological treatments of related topics in philosophy, economics, political philosophy, and psychology.

Editorial Details

Journal of Moral Theology

Jason King, PhD, St. Mary’s University (San Antonio)

M. Therese Lysaught, PhD, Loyola University Chicago


William J. Collinge, Mount St. Mary’s University


Jean-Pierre Fortin, PhD, University of St. Michael’s College (Toronto)

Mari Rapela Heidt, PhD, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Alexandre Martins, PhD, Marquette University

Mary M. Doyle Roche, PhD, College of the Holy Cross

Matthew Shadle, PhD, WindowLight

Kate Ward, PhD, Marquette Univerity


Aaron Weisel
Ave Maria University


Christina Astorga, PhD, University of Portland
Jana M. Bennett, PhD, University of Dayton
Mara Brecht, PhD, Loyola University Chicago
Jim Caccamo, PhD, St. Joseph’s University
Carolyn A. Chau, PhD, King’s University College at Western University, Ontario Canada
Meghan Clark, PhD, St. John’s University
David Cloutier, PhD, The Catholic University of America
Christopher Denny, PhD, St. John’s University
Julia A. Fleming, PhD, Creighton University
Joseph Flipper, PhD, University of Dayton
Nichole M. Flores, PhD, University of Virginia
Craig A. Ford, Jr., PhD, St. Norbert College
Matthew J. Gaudet, PhD, Santa Clara University
Natalia M. Imperatori-Lee, PhD, Manhattan College
Kelly Johnson, PhD, University of Dayton
Andrew Kim, PhD, Marquette University
Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD, Duke University
Kent Lasnoski, PhD, Wyoming Catholic College
Leocadie Lushombo, IT, PhD, Santa Clara University
Ramon Luzarraga, PhD, Saint Martin’s University
William C. Mattison III, PhD, University of Notre Dame
Christina G. McRorie, PhD, Boston College
Cory D. Mitchell, D.Bioethics, Mercy Health Muskegon
Suzanne Mulligan, PhD, Liaison with Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church Pontifical University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Sheryl Overmyer, PhD, DePaul University
Anna Perkins, PhD, The University of the West Indies
Joel Shuman, PhD, Kings College
Christopher P. Vogt, PhD, St. John’s University
Paul Wadell, PhD, St. Norbert College (emeritus)

Submission Info

Articles published in the Journal of Moral Theology undergo at least two double blind peer reviews. Authors are asked to submit articles electronically to Submissions should be prepared for blind review. Microsoft Word format required. Manuscripts should: consist of original research and writing; meet accepted canons for academic scholarship; and not have previously appeared (in whole or in part) or be simultaneously considered for publication in another venue.


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