Dietrich Bonhoeffer is well known for his heroic opposition to the Nazis. Martin Hauerwas examines Bonhoeffer's understanding of lying and why it's appropriate to hold politics to a higher standard of truthful speech. This relationship between truth and politics is a particular challenge for democratic regimes. (#8498)
Burke Lecture: Stanley Martin Hauerwas: "Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Truth & Politics"
Premiere Date: 4/13/2004; 58 minutes