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Brazos Theological Commentary: Matthew

Brazos Theological Commentary: Matthew

by Stanley Hauerwas

Matthew, the third volume in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, brings the stimulating insights of one of today's most exciting theologians to the first Gospel. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual… Read more…

Speaking of Dying: Recovering the Church's Voice in the Face of Death

Speaking of Dying: Recovering the Church's Voice in the Face of Death

by Stanley Hauerwas, Fred Craddock, Dale Goldsmith and Joy V. Goldsmith

The church does not cope very well with dying. Instead of using its own resources to mount a positive end-of-life ministry for the terminally ill, it outsources care to secular models, providers, and services. A terminal diagnosis typically triggers denial of impending death and placing faith in the techniques and resources of modern medicine. If a cure is n… Read more…

Performing the Faith: Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Nonviolence

Performing the Faith: Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Nonviolence

by Stanley Hauerwas

September 11, Afghanistan, Iraq--more than ever, this is a time for the church to be taking up the question of what, as Christians, our response to violence should be. In Performing the Faith, Stanley Hauerwas revisits the familiar territory of political nonviolence through discussion of the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer-Christian ethicist, theologian… Read more…

Bonhoeffer the Assassin?: Challenging the Myth, Recovering His Call to Peacemaking

Bonhoeffer the Assassin?: Challenging the Myth, Recovering His Call to Peacemaking

by Stanley Hauerwas, Mark Thiessen Nation, Anthony G. Siegrist and Daniel P. Umbel

Most of us think we know the moving story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life--a pacifist pastor turns anti-Hitler conspirator due to horrors encountered during World War II--but does the evidence really support this prevailing view? This pioneering work carefully examines the biographical and textual evidence and finds no support for the theory that Bonhoeffe… Read more…

The Work of Theology

The Work of Theology

by Stanley Hauerwas

A "how-to" book on theology from a world-renowned theologianIn this book Stanley Hauerwas returns to the basics of "doing" theology. Revisiting some of his earliest philosophical and theological views to better understand and clarify what he has said before, Hauerwas explores how theological reflection can be understood as an exercise… Read more…

Approaching the End: Eschatological Reflections on Church, Politics, and Life

Approaching the End: Eschatological Reflections on Church, Politics, and Life

by Stanley Hauerwas

In this book Stanley Hauerwas explores the significance of eschatological reflection for helping the church negotiate the contemporary world.In Part One, "Theological Matters," Hauerwas directly addresses his understanding of the eschatological character of the Christian faith. In Part Two, "Church and Politics," he deals with the political r… Read more…

Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir

Hannah's Child: A Theologian's Memoir

by Stanley Hauerwas

In this award-winning memoir Stanley Hauerwas gives a frank, transparent account of his own life interwoven with the development of his thought. Unique to this paperback edition is a new afterword that offers Hauerwas's reflections on responses to Hannah's Child.… Read more…

The Character of Virtue: Letters to a Godson

The Character of Virtue: Letters to a Godson

by Stanley Hauerwas and Samuel Wells

Timeless wisdom from a renowned theologian on living well From the fairy godmother’s pumpkin coach to Herr Drosselmeyer’s nutcracker, godparents have long been associated with good gifts. But in The Character of Virtue theologian and ethicist Stanley Hauerwas offers his real-life godson something far more precious than toys or trin… Read more…

Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words

Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words

by Stanley Hauerwas

In Cross-Shattered Christ, theologian Stanley Hauerwas offers a moving reflection on Jesus's final words from the cross. This small and powerful volume is theologically poignant and steeped in humility. Hauerwas's pithy discussion opens our ears to the language of Scripture while opening our hearts to a truer vision of God. Touching in original and s… Read more…

War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity

War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity

by Stanley Hauerwas

How are American identity and America's presence in the world shaped by war, and what does God have to do with it? Esteemed theologian Stanley Hauerwas helps readers reflect theologically on war, church, justice, and nonviolence in this compelling volume, exploring issues such as how America depends on war for its identity, how war affects the soul of a … Read more…

With the Grain of the Universe: The Church's Witness and Natural Theology

With the Grain of the Universe: The Church's Witness and Natural Theology

by Stanley Hauerwas

This major work by one of the world's top theologians offers a provocative and closely argued perspective on natural theology. Stanley Hauerwas shows how natural theology, divorced from a confessional doctrine of God, inevitably distorts our understanding of God's character and the world in which we live. This critically acclaimed book, winner of a C… Read more…

A Cross-Shattered Church Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching

A Cross-Shattered Church Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching

by Stanley Hauerwas

In this work, eminent theologian Stanley Hauerwas shows how the sermon is the best context for doing good theology. He writes, "I am convinced that the recovery of the sermon as the context for theological reflection is crucial if Christians are to negotiate the world in which we find ourselves." The book includes seventeen sermons preached by Haue… Read more…


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