Stanley Hauerwas

Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Divinity and Law, Duke Divinity School


Stanley Hauerwas began teaching at the University of Notre Dame in 1970 and moved to Duke Divinity School in 1983, where he is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Divinity and Law. He is the author of many books, including The Peaceable Kingdom, Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony; more recently, Living Gently in a Violent World: The Prophetic Witness of Weakness; and a deeply personal approach to his life and work, Hannah’s Child: A Theologian’s Memoir.

His writing has broad appeal, speaking to issues in war, immigration, politics, medical ethics, disability, the meaning of suffering, love, American civil religion, and so much more. In 2001, he was named “America’s Best Theologian” by Time magazine. In the same year, he was the first American theologian in over forty years to be invited to give the prestigious Gifford Lectureship at the University of St. Andrews.


Contributions by Stanley Hauerwas