Månadsarkiv: december 2011

Stanley Hauerwas: A Community of Character. Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic.

This is the first book where all the central Hauerwasian themes are more or less in place. It is also the first book I would not hesitate to call a modern classic. In many ways it could be considered the … Fortsätt läsa

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Elisabeth Gerle (red.): Luther som utmaning. Om frihet och ansvar.

Den nordiska teologiska världen är rätt liten, så det är känsligt att uttrycka sig väldigt direkt om en bok som denna. Å ena sidan bör man väl lyfta fram att denna bok är ett lovvärt försök att göra teologisk reflektion … Fortsätt läsa

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John Milbank: Theology and Social Theory

It is almost five years ago that I read T&ST for the first time. Ok, that is not such a long time, but for me, theologically, it is. Since I then decided to report on the experience on my old … Fortsätt läsa

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Rowan Williams: A Silent Action. Engagements with Thomas Merton.

Let me share with you my Rowan Williams story. It is not mine exclusively, we were, I guess, about fifty people crammed into a room hoding thirty at the Oxford Patristics Conference four years ago. The person presenting the paper … Fortsätt läsa

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Miyamoto Musashi: The Book of Five Rings

The style of Karate-do that I practice is not much concerned with ”Eastern wisdom”. Our sensei Mitsusuke Harada has consciously tried to translate our art into western idioms to avoid the extremely common problem in martial arts that fairly everyday … Fortsätt läsa

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Stanley Hauerwas: Against the Nations. War and Survival In A Liberal Society.

This is a rather uneven collection, and its best parts can be found in the Reader. Those include ”On Keeping Theological Ethics Theological” which might well be one of the most important texts Hauerwas has written. Another interesting text here … Fortsätt läsa

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Hauerwas on Sex, Marriage, and the Family

Hauerwas has not written a lot on sexual ethics, these texts would hardly make up a booklet if combined, yet he has quite a distinctive perspective. It is not without problems, though. There seems to be a basic tension between … Fortsätt läsa

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