Performing the Faith
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About "Performing the Faith"
Stanley Hauerwas revisits the crucial theological topic of political nonviolence via the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The book is an intriguing commentary on Bonhoeffer's dramatic claim that if our common life rests on lies and injustice, we cannot be a community of peace.
Meet the Author
Stanley Hauerwas (Ph.D.,Yale University) is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University. He is the author of many books, including Performing the Faith, The Peaceable Kingdom; With the Grain of the Universe; A Better Hope; Christian Existence Today.
His book, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century. Dr. Hauerwas recently authored Matthew (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible), and The State of the University: Academic Knowledges and the Knowledge of God, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2007).