The Institute for Practical Ethics & Public Life to host Stanley Hauerwas for Luncheon Lecture on March 16th

Stanley HauStanley Hauerwaserwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke University, will join us in the Department of Religious Studies at U.Va. on Monday, March 16th, for a luncheon seminar entitled: “Why I Am a Pacifist.” 

The seminar will in Nau 342 at 12:30-2:00pm. This Institute for Practical Ethics & Public Life sponsored luncheon will be catered by HotCakes. Please email kwfr@virginia.edu to rsvp for this event by Thursday March 12th. 

Stanley Hauerwas is an internationally renowned theological ethicist based on his numerous invigorating and influential books and articles. His biography on the Duke Divinity School website notes: “Professor Hauerwas has sought to recover the significance of the virtues for understanding the nature of the Christian life. This search has led him to emphasize the importance of the church, as well as narrative for understanding Christian existence. His work cuts across disciplinary lines as he is in conversation with systematic theology, philosophical theology and ethics, political theory, as well as the philosophy of social sciences and medical ethics. He was named ‘America’s Best Theologian’ by Time magazine in 2001.”