Truth, Guilt, Reconciliation: Christian Faith in a Violent World

Posted on May 7, 2015 by PLT Staff

Capps lecture given by Wolfgang Huber at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Huber reflects upon the importance of truth, the individuality of guilt and the communal needs of reconciliation. While all three are personal, they are all linked together and exist outside the personal sphere as well. Huber illustrates this with five examples from his generation including German reunification and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 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: “One who is ready to face the truth needs to have experienced reconciliation. To be reconciled means to be liberated from the fear of truth.”

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