Dr. Stanley Hauerwas
“A Suffering Presence: Twenty-five Years Later”
Nashotah House – Adams Hall
May 23, 2012 – 7:00 PM
Free to the Public
Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University Divinity School, will deliver a free lecture on Wednesday, May 23 at Nashotah House Theological Seminary on the topic: “A Suffering Presence: Twenty-five Years Later.” The lecture, beginning at 7:00 PM in Adams Hall, is free and open to the public.
Selected by Nashotah House’s graduating class as the 2012 Commencement speaker, Dr. Hauerwas will also be giving the address at the seminary’s Commencement exercises at 10:00 AM, May 24th at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc.
One of North America’s most original and influential theological voices, Dr. Hauerwas was named “America’s Best Theologian” by TIME magazine in 2001. In his prolific and wide-ranging career, Hauerwas has written dozens of influential works on Christian moral theology, including issues of moral formation, the role of church in society, political theology, war and peace, the interpretation of scripture, and medical ethics, to name but a few. The author or editor of numerous scholarly works, his book,A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century by Christianity Today magazine.
Founded in 1842 as Wisconsin’s oldest institution of higher learning and piety, Nashotah House is a seminary of The Episcopal Church, serving the world-wide Anglican Communion and the wider Christian Church and training students for ministries, ordained and lay, parochial and non-parochial.