A People Who Wait (Series on “Minding the Web”)

“Advent is a time that rightly begins the church year. But as Chris­tians we wait not only at Advent. Rather, waiting is a time that is constitu­tive of every time of the church year. We are called to wait, because we serve a God who transformed time by being patient—even willing to die that we might live. Waiting is the fundamental stance of God’s nonviolent love that would give us the time in a hurried world to be a people who have learned to wait.” 1

This is the twenty-fifth in a series of posts highlighting captivating, provocative, or simply entertaining quotes from the newly published book Minding the Web: Making Theological Connections by Stanley Hauerwas edited by Robert J. Dean (Cascade).

  1. Stanley Hauerwas, “Waiting,” in Minding the Web: Making Theological Connections, edited by Robert J. Dean (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2018), 232.

2 thoughts on “A People Who Wait (Series on “Minding the Web”)”

  1. Hi Rob,
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    Trust that all is well with you and your family.
    Sid Castle.

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