First Name: Stanley
Last Name: Hauerwas
Considered by many to be one of the world's most inflential living theologians, Stanley Hauerwas is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School with a joint appointment at the Duke Univesity School of Law. Formerly a longtime professor at the University of Notre Dame, his work is frequently read and debated by scholars in fields outside of religiong, theology, or ethics, such as political philosophy, sociology, history and liteary theory. Hauerwas is known for his outspoken advocacy of pacifism, as well as his fiece criticism of liberal democracy, capitalism, miltarism, American civil religion, and both Christian fundamentalism and liberal Christianity. Among his most important contributions to modern theology are his advocacy of and work related to virtue ethics and postliberal theology.