Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, professor emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke Divinity School, will give a lecture, "Why Bonhoeffer Matters," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Werner Auditorium on campus, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105.
Discussion is set for 8-8:30 p.m. followed by a reception until 10 p.m.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Hauerwas is the Gilbert T. Rowe, Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law, Duke Divinity School; was named by TIME Magazine in 2001 as “America’s Best Theologian”; is author of A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century.
His lecture kicks off the Seminary's Campus Reading of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book, Life Together, which will include monthly chapter discussions led by Seminary professors.