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Christina Astorga

United States
Institution University of Portland
Position Professor
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Recent Publications
  • Book: Catholic Moral Theology and Social Ethics: A New Method (New York: Orbis Books, 2014); College Theology Society 2014 Best Book Award; Catholic Press Association of America and Canada Book Award 2015, Third Place.
  • Articles: "Colonialism, Racism, and Gender: The Case of the Muyer Indigena and the Babaylans in the Philippines" (accepted for publication in CTS Annual Volume, 2022)
  • "The Evolution of Male and Female Anthropology: Accommodation, Resistance, and Transformation" in Simon Mary Asese, Religion, Women of Color, and the Suffrage Movement: Journeys to Holistic Freedom (New York: Lexington Books, 2022) 85-105.
  • "Migration with Dignity and Climate Justice: Haiyan, Climate Change, and Displacement," in Gemma Cruz-Chia,ed., Catholicism in Migration and Diaspora: Cross Border: Filipino Perspective (published)
  • "The Rise of Populism: A Theo-Ethical Critique," in Voting and Faithfulness, Catholic Perspectives on Politics, ed. N.P. Cafardi (Mahwah, N.J. : Paulist Press, 2020) 227-244.
  • "Interfacing Filipino "Lakas Tawa" (Power of Laughter) and Lament," Journal of Society of Christian Ethics, Vol. 39, no.1 (Spring/Summer 2019) 39-46.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • College Theology Society
  • Society of Christian Ethics