William Schweiker works in the field of theological ethics. His scholarship and teachings engage theological and ethical questions attentive to global dynamics, comparative religious ethics, the history of ethics, and hermeneutical philosophy. A frequent lecturer and visiting or guest professor at universities around the world, he has been deeply involved in collaborative international scholarly projects. His books include Mimetic Reflections: A Study in Hermeneutics, Theology and Ethics; Responsibility and Christian Ethics; Power, Value and Conviction: Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age; Theological Ethics and Global Dynamics: In the Time of Many Worlds; Religion and the Human Future: An Essay in Theological Humanism; Dust that Breathes: Christian Faith and the New Humanisms. He is currently working on a forthcoming book titled Religious Ethics: Meaning and Method.
Prof. Schweiker has published numerous articles and award-winning essays, as well as edited and contributed to eight volumes, including Humanity Before God: Contemporary Faces of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Ethics. He is also an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church.