is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University. An Episcopal priest, he is the author of 13 books and approximately 250 articles that range across the fields of philosophy, theology, politics, social theory, social ethics, economics, and history. His most recent book is Social Ethics in the Making
(Blackwell, 2009), and his book Social Justice in Question: Economy, Difference, Empire, and Progressive Christianity
is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.