More than a memoir and more than a work of theology hannahs child is both as someone who is strongly considering the pursuit of theological ethics as a career i grabbed this book to get a glimpse of how the life of a theologian looks both within and outside of the academy and beyond the bubble of theological discourse. Hannahs child a theologians memoir february 28 2010 dahl 1 comment hauerwas says theology is not best understood as a system narrative might have something to do with theology emphasis is mine p 63 this book is a narrative you should not overlook. I just finished reading stanley hauerwass engrossing new book hannahs child a theologians memoir which was recently treated by peter steinfels in the magazineas with most things hauerwas i am left feeling both inspired and troubled by his account of what it is to be a theologian today. Get this from a library hannahs child a theologians memoir stanley hauerwas the theologian describes his life covering his intellectual struggles with faith how he has dealt with the reality of marriage to a mentally ill partner and the gift of friendships that have . Hannahs child like st augustines confessions is a theological testimony it is a story of the vitality and thrill of theology and of the patient humourous attention of god as god attends to stanley hauerwas hannahs child so the rest of us can begin to understand how god might attend to us too
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