Stanley Hauerwas on Securing Our Lives & Self-Sacrifice

Friends, I have been enjoying Stanley Hauerwas’ fine theological commentary on Matthew. It seems that on every page I find something that I say, “Yes,” to. It’s my first in depth reading of Hauerwas and I suppose to be fair I should read some more of his work. Nevertheless, here’s another of those paragraphs that… Continue reading Stanley Hauerwas on Securing Our Lives & Self-Sacrifice

Funny Picture at Faith and Theology

Friends, I don’t even know how I found this, but I did and it is funny. Evidently this picture was posted and a contest was initiated to find the best caption for it. The winning caption from Dave Belcher: “In a surprise move at the Vatican this weekend, Pope Benedict XVI performed a spontaneous same-sex… Continue reading Funny Picture at Faith and Theology

Stanley Hauerwas on Confession & Confrontation & Communion

Friends, I’m reading a wonderful new book (Brazos, 2006) called: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible: Matthew by Stanley Hauerwas. It’s really very thought provoking and well written. I came across a paragraph I’d like to share with you: Jesus charges members of the church to confront those whom we think have sinned against us.… Continue reading Stanley Hauerwas on Confession & Confrontation & Communion