For most part, I’ve only read and heard caricatures and one-liners when it comes to Hauerwas’s critique of liberalism. I recently read Hauerwas’s early and well-worn (for many but not me) essay “The Church and Liberal Democracy: The Moral Limits of a Secular Polity.” I appreciated getting the more sustained critique and look forward to reading others like it. 365 more words
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“When couples come to ministers to talk about their marriage ceremonies, ministers think it’s interesting to ask if they love one another. What a stupid question! 50 more words
Stanley Hauerwas: "if you preach with such humility you will more than likely be accused of being arrogant and authoritarian"
“Ironically, in the world in which we live if you preach with such humility you will more than likely be accused of being arrogant and authoritarian. 90 more words
“Let me assure you I am serious, I am against tolerance, I do not believe the story of freedom is a true or good story. I do not believe it is a good story because it is so clearly a lie. 50 more words