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The Hauerwas reader

Author: Stanley Hauerwas; John Berkman; Michael G Cartwright
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hauerwas ... is one of the most influential Christian theologians in academe today. ... Since taking up his current line of work, Mr. Hauerwas has published hundreds of scholarly papers about ethics, narrative, and the postmodern condition. A sturdy wall of them has been mortared together in ... The Hauerwas Reader. ... The Reader offers an overview of his development over three decades of theological conversation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hauerwas, Stanley, 1940-
Hauerwas reader.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606606756
Online version:
Hauerwas, Stanley, 1940-
Hauerwas reader.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)607748569
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Hauerwas; John Berkman; Michael G Cartwright
ISBN: 0822326809 9780822326809 0822326914 9780822326915
OCLC Number: 45263878
Description: xiii, 729 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: An introduction to the Hauerwas reader / John Berkman --
Stan the man: A thoroughly biased account of a completely unobjective person / William Cavanaugh --
How "Christian ethics" came to be --
On keeping theological ethics theological --
A retrospective assessment of an "ethics of character": the development of Hauerwas's theological project --
Why the "sectariantemptation" is a misrepresentation: a response to James Gustafson --
Reforming Christian social ethics: Ten theses --
Jesus and the social embodiment of the peaceable kingdom --
The church as God's new language --
Vision, stories, and character --
A story-formed community: Reflections on watership down --
Self-deception and autobiography: Reflections on Speer's inside the third reich, with David B. Burrell --
Character, narrative, and growth in the Christian life --
The interpretation of scripture: Why discipleship is required --
Casuistry in context: The need for tradition --
Courage exemplified, with Charles Pinches --
Why truthfulness requires forgiveness: A commencement address for graduates of a college of the Church of the second chance --
Peacemaking: The virtue of the church. Remembering as a moral task: The challenge of the Holocaust --
Practicing patience: How Christians should be sick, with Charles Pinches --
Part III. New intersections in theological foundations --
The church's witness: Christian ethics after "public theology" --
The servant community: Christian social ethics --
Should war be eliminated? A thought experiment --
On being a church capable of addressing a world at war: A pacifist response to the United Methodist bishops' pastoral in defense of creation --
A Christian critique of Christian America --
Sex in public: How adventurous Christians are doing it --
The radical hope in the annunciation: Why both single and married Christians welcome children --
Why gays (as a group) are morally superior to Christians (as a group) --
Christianity: It's not a religion, it's an adventure --
Salvation and health: Why medicine needs the church --
Should suffering be eliminated? What the retarded have to teach us --
Memory, community, and the reasons for living: Reflections on suicide and euthanasia, with Richard Bondi --
Must a patient be a person to be a patient? Or, my Uncle Charlie is not much of a person, but he is still my Uncle Charlie --
Abortion, theologically understood --
Stanley Hauerwas's essays in theological ethics: a reader's guide / Michael G. Cartwright.
Responsibility: Stanley Hauerwas ; edited by John Berkman and Michael Cartwright.

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