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Duke Professor, Theologian Hauerwas to Speak at Fontbonne University

SAINT LOUIS – The Fontbonne University 2011 Carondelet Lecture Series welcomes Stanley Hauerwas, Ph.D., the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at the Divinity School of Duke University, Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Hauerwas will discuss “Disability: An Attempt to Think With.”

This event is free and open to the public.

A distinguished scholar, lecturer and teacher, Hauerwas has been a pioneer in contemporary Christian theology. With his multidisciplinary approach to Christian ethics, he engages issues related to medical ethics, war and peace, and care of the mentally disabled.

The event will take place in Doerr Memorial Chapel in Ryan Hall on Fontbonne's main campus. Its topic coincides with the university's fall 2011 Dedicated Semester topic, “The Disability Experience: Quest for Empowerment.”

This lecture is part of Fontbonne’s Carondelet Lecture Series, which explores how Catholic thought may engage a pluralistic world. It is an activity of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought and is co-sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province. To RSVP, email or call 314.889.1401 by Oct. 10.

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