David Yoon-Jung Kim

Arthur J. Gosnell Associate Professor of Christian Social Ethics

David Y. Kim is the Arthur J. Gosnell Associate Professor of Christian Ethics.  His teaching and research integrates moral philosophy and theology, history of Christianity, and legal theory, especially in areas where religion and law intersect.  He is currently working on a book entitled, Law, Equity, and Calvin’s Moral Critique of Protestant Faith, which examines the principle of equity in Western legal discourse.

Professor Kim’s recent publications include: “Kierkegaard and the Question of the Law’s Third Use” in Kierkegaard and the Renaissance and Modern Traditions, ed. Jon Stewart (London: Ashgate 2009); “Luther: Reform, Secularization, and the Question of His ‘True Successor’” (Co-authored with Joel Rasmussen) in Kierkegaard and Renaissance Modern Traditions, ed. Jon Stewart (London: Ashgate 2009)

Professor Kim regularly teaches courses in ethics and the history of Christianity, including: Introduction to Christian Ethics, Atonement and Forgiveness, Reformation and Its Legacies, Faith and the Problem of Toleration: A Study of Roger Williams and John Locke, Ethics of Care in Medical Practice.