Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Stanley Martin Hauerwas: "Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Truth & Politics"

Dietrich Bonhoeffer is well known for his heroic opposition to the Nazis. Dr. Hauerwas' lecture examines Bonhoeffer's understanding of lying and why it's approporiate to hold politics to a higher standard of truthful speech. This relationship between truth and politics is a particular challenge for democratic regimes. Series: "Burke Lectureship on Religion & Society"


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