Control is Good – Trust is Better: Freedom and Security in a “Free World” (audio)

Posted on April 23, 2015 by PLT Staff

Capps lecture given by Jürgen Moltmann at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the Soviet Union, the need for control and governmental lack of trust created a system that turned truth into lies. From this example about the importance of trust, Moltmann turns to the connection between trust, faith, us and God. The lecture begins at the 5:55 minute mark. To browse all the lectures given as part of the Capps Lecture series, click here. For a listing of all our Occasional Lectures, click here.

Excerpt: “Trust is always a mutual affair, and this is true of trust in God too: we trust God because God trusts us.”

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  • Date Recorded:April 27, 2005
  • Location Recorded:Charlottesville, VA
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