Entries by Kristin Heyer

Day 31: Draw Near to the Brokenhearted

As new immigration policies and rhetoric ignite fear and threaten families, may we draw near to the brokenhearted and allow our own hearts to be broken.

Kristin Heyer

Kristin Heyer is professor of theological ethics at Boston College. Her most recent publication is “Internalized Borders: Immigration Ethics in the Age of Trump” and her books include Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration (2012) and Prophetic and Public: the Social Witness of U.S. Catholicism (2006), both with Georgetown University Press.  Her other work treats questions of conscience, the common good and political advocacy. She serves as co-chair of the planning committee for Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church and an editor for Georgetown University Press’ Moral Traditions series. Her husband, Mark Potter, is a former ISN board member.

Day 13: Let Us Give Life

Sin is not a private transaction: we are all part of webs of interdependence that push and pull migrants across borders or degrade the planet, leaving none of us with clean hands.

Kristin Heyer

Kristin Heyer is professor of theological ethics at Boston College. Her most recent publication is “Internalized Borders: Immigration Ethics in the Age of Trump” and her books include Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration (2012) and Prophetic and Public: the Social Witness of U.S. Catholicism (2006), both with Georgetown University Press.  Her other work treats questions of conscience, the common good and political advocacy. She serves as co-chair of the planning committee for Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church and an editor for Georgetown University Press’ Moral Traditions series. Her husband, Mark Potter, is a former ISN board member.