Stanley Hauerwas was named "America’s Best Theologian" by Time magazine in 2001. Dr. Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of the Schools of Divinity and Law at Duke University. He delivered the prestigious Gifford Lectureship at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 2001. His work cuts across disciplinary lines as he is in conversation with systematic theology, philosophical theology and ethics, political theory, as well as the philosophy of social science and medical ethics. His book, A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century. Dr. Hauerwas also authored Matthew: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible (Brazos Press, 2006) and The State of the University (Blackwell Publishing, 2007).