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Hauerwas to give New College Lectures

Tuesday 9 July, 2013
by Jonathan Billingham
Eminent American theologian, ethicist and public intellectual to visit in September

The annual New College Lectures will be presented in 2013 by Professor Stanley Hauerwas from Duke University.

‘The Work of Theology: Thinking, writing and acting politically’

The overall theme of the lecture series will be ‘The Work of Theology: Thinking, writing and acting politically’ In the series he will reflect on his own life and development as a theologian set against the work of other theologians, literary theorists, philosophers and ethicists. The Lectures will be held at New College within the University of New South Wales on the 17th, 18th and 19Th September at 7.00pm each evening.

Find out more about Professor Stanley Hauerwas

Professor Stanley Hauerwas is an American theologian, ethicist and public intellectual. He currently teaches at Duke University serving as the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School with a joint appointment at Duke University Law School. He is considered by many to be one of the world's most influential living theologians and was named "America's Best Theologian" by ‘Time Magazine’ in 2001. His work is frequently read and debated by scholars in fields outside of religion, theology, or ethics, including political philosophy, sociology, history and literary theory.