Sightings Articles

#MeToo | John Howard Yoder | Mennonites | sexual abuse | Stanley Hauerwas

Historical Justice in an Era of #MeToo: Legacies of John Howard Yoder

Editor's Note: On October 18, Stanley Hauerwas published a theologically framed column responding to historian Rachel Waltner Goossen's 2015 Mennonite Quarterly Review article "'Defanging the Beast'" (see Resources below). Professor Goossen's scholar...

December 7, 2017

Benedict Option | Bruderhof | Eberhard Arnold | intentional communities | Plough Quarterly | Stanley Hauerwas | William Willimon

Alien Citizens

NOT BREAKING NEWS! Overdosed on “Breaking News,” which in the case of religion usually means news of clerical sex scandals, parochial embezzlements, or stories of some Evangelicals acting unevangelically, Sightings sometimes likes to train its sights...

March 6, 2017

Alasdair MacIntyre | Benedict Option | Benedictines | Rod Dreher | Stanley Hauerwas

Benedict, Not Benedictine

Editor's note: Last Thursday's piece by Rachel Fulton Brown provoked a great deal of discussion. Some of those who have written to express their consternation have urged Sightings to "disavow" the piece and remove it from the Marty Center's "platform...

February 20, 2017

ecumenism | Paul Ramsey | Public Church | Social Gospel | Stanley Hauerwas | United Methodists

Meanwhile, United Methodists...

Editor's note: Sightings will be taking a short break for the Thanksgiving holiday. We'll be back Thursday, December 1st! Give us Sightings folks a headline with the phrase “Public Church” in it, and we are poised to follow through. The Center fro...

November 21, 2016

Stanley Hauerwas | William Willimon | Christian Century | Mainline Protestants | Christology | Christian witness | liberal Christianity

Resident Aliens -- Martin E. Marty

“Resident Aliens” is a coinage that became the book title, Resident Aliens, by the never-dull duo Stanley Hauerwas and William H. Willimon. In a rare tribute, The Christian Century revisited the book twenty-five years later—a virtual half-millennium ...

September 22, 2014