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On "My God, My God, Why have you Forsaken Me?"

“Hear these words, ‘My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?’ and know that the Son of God has taken our place, become for us the abandonment our sin produces, so that we may live confident that the world has been redeemed by this cross.”  –Stanley Hauerwas, Cross-Shattered Christ

Stanley Hauerwas

Hauerwas, Rolling Stone, and Mars Hill

It is probably because I’m reading Resident Aliens again, but I keep hearing Stanley Hauerwas when I’m reading other things.

For instance, this Christianity Today piece… 478 more words

Christian Life

Quote of the Day

Through the cross of Christ we are drawn into the mystery of the Trinity.  This is God’s work on our behalf.  We are made members of a kingdom governed by a politics of forgiveness and redemption.  15 more words

Quote Of The Day

Resident Aliens redux

God has put North American Christians in this world under an allegedly democratic polity in a capitalist economy and with state-run education, a military budget, and gun violence in the streets — as well as rates of incarceration higher than any country in the world.

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An Appeal To Abolish War by Stanley Hauerwas and Enda McDonagh

I came across this today and wanted to share it with my Theologian friends. It’s from the book “War and the American Difference.”

An Appeal to Abolish War… 1,205 more words

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"Even Though I Hear He Is a Wonderful Guy . . . " (Excerpt from Nicholas Healy's Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction)

Nicholas M. Healy is professor of theology and religious studies at St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York. The following excerpt is taken from the opening chapter of his new book… 1,341 more words

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Theology's Task: Making the Familiar Strange

In a paper from last year, the American theologian Stanley Hauerwas reflects on how to write a theological sentence, riffing on Stanley Fish’s book,  767 more words

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