Stanley Hauerwas, who is officially the best theologian in the USA, thinks that one of the best theologian in the modern world is in this picture. There he is at Yale, a photo from this Spring's Commencement; and this morning, I am bundling myself and my dog into the car for a drive up to Muskogee, OK, for a weekend visit with the Jones family.
"Witness to the reality of the living triune God is the raison d'etre of the Church and is the most comprehensive context in which to understand her other traits, actions, and images."
- Joe Jones, Grammar of Christian Faith. More about Professor Jones and his work here.