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Session 2: Pain and Theology

The Theology Reading Group

invite you to their

Second Session


This time, we will be discussing two texts by the contemporary theologian, Stanley Hauerwas.


*** CHANGE OF TIME ***

Monday, 5th December

4.30 p.m.

Room H 543 in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies


The two texts are:

Stanley Hauerwas, 'Salvation and Health: Why Medicine Needs the Church,' in Suffering Presence: Theological Reflections on Medicine, the Mentally Handicapped and the Church (University of Notre Dame, 1986), pp.63-83

Stanley Hauerwas, 'The Fourth Word,' Cross Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words (Darton, Longman, Todd, 2005), pp.59-66

They are ready for download from our Reading Material section. A few copies will also be available from outside Dr. Emma Mason's room (H 525).


This session will be chaired by Dr Emma Mason, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies.




(Fourth word starts at 6.27)