Pastors coping with the pandemic need our encouragement, not our carping.
Stanley Hauerwas says good theological writing makes the familiar strange.
Nussbaum, a psychiatrist who labels himself a “bad Catholic,” delves with religious fervor into the mystery of his calling to serve people who suffer. Guided by mentors like Basil of Caesarea, Hildegard of Bingen, and Stanley Hauerwas, he envisions medical care as a precious craft honed by the development of virtue.
We need the spiritual agility to recognize counter-hegemonic "citizenship in heaven" whenever and however it becomes flesh.
I once actually was a resident alien. I wonder if Hauerwas and Willimon have any clue what it means to occupy that space.
It is disingenuous to deem ourselves alien to a culture and society we benefit from—a culture and society we created.