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Toing and froing

Stanley Hauerwas is something of a provocateur, and he begins his latest collection of sermons, Without Apology, with an introduction that has some intriguing things to say about the art of preaching. 288 more words

On Academic Ambition (after the academy)

It was just over a year ago that I completed my coursework and thesis at Duke University’s Divinity School for the Master of Theological Studies program. 1,210 more words

Prose

Theology is practical

Theology, to be Christian, is by definition practical. Either it serves the formation of the church or it is trivial and inconsequential. Preachers are the acid test of theology that would be Christian.

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Church

The Third Way as Christian Discipleship

“Now, discipline always seems painful rather than pleasant at the time, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.”

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O Captain! My Wesley!

On the list of movies guaranteed to make me cry, Dead Poets Society is firmly entrenched. It is right up there with the “Wanna have a catch… 421 more words

Christian Life

Hauerwas: Care vs. discipline

The church seems caught in an irresolvable tension today. Insofar as we are able to maintain any presence in modern society we do so by being communities of care.

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