Stanley Hauerwas ’65 B.D.,’68 Ph.D.

Stanley Hauerwas is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke University. He taught at Duke Divinity School for 29 years, retiring in 2015. 
His work cuts across disciplinary lines, in conversation with systematic theology, philosophical theology and ethics, political theory, and the philosophy of social science and medical ethics. He was named “America’s Best Theologian” by Time magazine in 2001. Dr. Hauerwas, who holds a joint appointment in Duke Law School, delivered the prestigious Gifford Lectures at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, in 2001. His book A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century. 
In 1996, Hauerwas was awarded the Yale Divinity School award for Distinction in Theological Education.