Skip to comments.Video - "Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Truth & Lying,"
Posted on 10/27/2013 12:32:05 PM PDT by RCB-Catholic
video starts to get to business at the 8 min mark.
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.
From the University of California, Berkeley series, "Burke Lectureship on Religion & Society"
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1 hour length video; gets to business at the 8 min. mark.