Amnesty Lectures

• Amnesty are doing a lecture series on Religion and Human Rights. This lecture looks interesting: Stanley Hauerwas on Wednesday 20 February... 'Pentecost: Learning the language of peace' - Stanley Hauerwas is a theologian, ethicist and Professor of Law. He is currently Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at the Divinity School of Duke University. A powerful proponent of non-violence and pacifism and a critic of patriotism, he was named ‘America’s Best Theologian’ by Time magazine in 2001. His book, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic (1981), was selected as one of the 100 most important twentieth-century books on religion. He is the author of Performing the Faith: Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Non-Violence (2004), and A Better Hope: Resources for a Church Confronted with Capitalism, Democracy and Post-Modernity (2000). See Oxford Amnesty Lectures for full lecture programme. [Jane]