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Hauerwas, Stanley 1940-

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Works: 359 works in 1,093 publications in 5 languages and 39,739 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sermons  History  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, wpr, Creator, Honoree, win
Classifications: BJ1251, 241
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The peaceable kingdom : a primer in Christian ethics by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Christian ethics in a fragmented and violent world. Considers historical perspectives and the task of ethics. Focuses on the peaceable kingdom, the servant community, and the spirituality of peaceableness
A community of character : toward a constructive Christian social ethic by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recognized as a leading theological ethicist, Stanley Hauerwas applies his theory of the narrative formation of Christian character to the field of social ethics. He advances his ideas by showing why any consideration cannot be divorced from the kind of community the church is and should be. He also challenges the dominant assumption of contemporary Christian social ethics that there is a special relation between Christianity and some form of liberal democratic social system." -- Publisher's description
Against the nations : war and survival in a liberal society by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truthfulness and tragedy : further investigations in Christian ethics by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christians among the virtues : theological conversations with ancient and modern ethics by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suffering presence : theological reflections on medicine, the mentally handicapped, and the church by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work examines contemporary views on medical ethics, such as preventing death, defining family relations, and reproductive and disabled issues
Character and the Christian life : a study in theological ethics by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blackwell companion to Christian ethics by Samuel Wells( Book )

53 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second edition of The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics features a range of new topics, issues and authors within the fresh and imaginative approach to Christian ethics which made the first edition such a success. The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics, 2nd edition is ecumenical in outlook, and encompasses chapters from leading commentators within the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, Mennonite and Pentecostal traditions. It is designed to be accessible to beginning students and upwards studying Christian ethics"--
Revisions, changing perspectives in moral philosophy( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naming the silences : God, medicine, and the problem of suffering by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing heavily on stories of ill and dying children to illustrate and clarify his discussion of theological issues, Stanley Hauerwas explores why we seek explanations for suffering and evil so desperately in today's world. Modern medicine, he declares, has too often become a noisy way to hide the gaping silences created by the painful experience of childhood illness and death. Alternatively, he shows us a God who "can give a voice to that pain in a manner that at least gives us a way to go on."--Publisher's description
Vision and virtue : essays in Christian ethical reflection by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident aliens : life in the Christian colony by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vision of the church as a colony, a holy nation, a peole, a family standing for sharply focused values in a devalued world is offered
The Hauerwas reader by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Dispatches from the front : theological engagements with the secular by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1995 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God knows it is hard to make God boring, Stanley Hauerwas writes, but American Christians, aided and abetted by theologians, have accomplished that feat. Whatever might be said about Hauerwas--and there is plenty--no one has ever accused him of being boring, and in this book he delivers another jolt to all those who think that Christian theology is a matter of indifference to our secular society. At once Christian theology and social criticism, this book aims to show that the two cannot be separated. In this spirit, Hauerwas mounts a forceful attack on current sentimentalities about the significance of democracy, the importance of the family, and compassion, which appears here as a literally fatal virtue. In this time of the decline of religious knowledge, when knowing a little about a religion tends to do more harm than good, Hauerwas offers direction to those who would make Christian discourse both useful and truthful. Animated by a deep commitment, his essays exhibit the difference that Christian theology can make in the shaping of lives and the world
In good company : the Church as polis by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection of essays, celebrated theologian Stanley Hauerwas attempts to foment a modest revolution by forcing Christians to take themselves more seriously as Christians and to recognize the unifying beliefs and practices characteristic of their faith - a faith that makes them a political entity apart from the re of the world. By exposing a different account of politics - the church polis and "counter-story" to the world's politics - Hauerwas helps Christians see that in fact, God has given them the means to escape the destructive practices of the world by placing them "in good company" with one another, Catholic and Protestant alike
Living gently in a violent world : the prophetic witness of weakness by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theologian Stanley Hauerwas collaborates with Jean Vanier, founder of the worldwide L'Arche communities. They carefully explore the contours of a countercultural community that embodies a different way of being and witnesses to a new order--one marked by radical forms of gentleness, peacemaking and faithfulness. --from publisher description
Preaching to strangers by William H Willimon( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These twelve sermons by renowned author and pastor William Willimon, with responses by theologian Stanley Hauerwas, demonstrate the fruitfulness and difficulty of the interaction between theologians and practicing pastors. In this book, the authors suggest an intriguing way to think about theological work within the church
Faithfulness and fortitude : in conversation with the theological ethics of Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity, democracy, and the radical ordinary : conversations between a radical Democrat and a Christian by Stanley Hauerwas( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hauerwas and Coles call us to a revolutionary politics of "wild patience" that seeks transformation through attentive listening, relationship-building, and careful tending to places, common goods, and diverse possibilities for flourishing. Both authors translate back and forth across--as well as dwell in the tensions between--the languages of radical democracy and of trial, cross, and resurrection. Through varied genres--from essays, to letters, from co-writing to dialogue--Hauerwas and Coles enact a politics evangelical in its radical receptivity across strange differences, and which cultivating power in relation to vulnerability."--Back cover
A greater freedom : biotechnology, love, and human destiny : in dialogue with Hans Jonas and Jürgen Habermas by Stephan Kampowski( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does biotechnology touch on human destiny? What are its promises and challenges? In search for a response, the present volume turns to the thought of Hans Jonas, one of the pioneers and founding fathers of bioethics. The continued relevance of his ideas is exemplified by the way Jürgen Habermas applies them to the current debate. The chief promise of biotechnology is to increase our freedom by overcoming the limits of the human condition. The main risk of biotechnology, as both Jonas and Habermas see it, is to diminish or outright abolish our capacity for responsibility and morality. It is
 
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The peaceable kingdom : a primer in Christian ethics
Alternative Names
Hauerwas, Stanley.

Hauerwas, Stanley M.

Hauerwas Stanley M. 1940-....

Hauerwas, Stanley M (Stanley Martin) 1940-

Rowe, Gibert T. 1940-

Stanley Hauerwas Amerikaans ethicus

Stanley Hauerwas methodistischer Theologe und Pazifist

Stanley Hauerwas teologo statunitense

스탠리 하우어워스

하우어워스, 스탠리 1940-

하우어워스, 스탠리 M. 1940-

ハワーワス, S

ハワーワス, S. M

ハワーワス, スタンリー

斯坦利·豪爾瓦斯

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A community of character : toward a constructive Christian social ethicTruthfulness and tragedy : further investigations in Christian ethicsChristians among the virtues : theological conversations with ancient and modern ethicsSuffering presence : theological reflections on medicine, the mentally handicapped, and the churchThe Blackwell companion to Christian ethicsNaming the silences : God, medicine, and the problem of sufferingVision and virtue : essays in Christian ethical reflectionResident aliens : life in the Christian colony