The truthful person recognizes a solemnity in every assertion. He grasps that in everything he utters, he is called to bear witness to the truth. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, Transformation in Christ
If values cannot victoriously defeat the brutal forces that war against man, nevertheless they imply the promise of a metaphysical power, of a 'last word' in the order of being. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, Ethics
The sphere of virtue is the very core of reality. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, Ethics
In many ways the heart is more the real self of the person than his intellect or will. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, The Heart
The sexual realm is essentially deep, for it affects the soul much more profoundly than any other bodily experience. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, In Defense of Purity
The great mystery of our metaphysical situation is that we cannot even be wholly ourselves until we are reborn in Christ. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, Transformation in Christ
Even our soul itself becomes more beautiful when beauty meets us, takes hold of us, and fires us with enthusiasm. --Dietrich von Hildebrand, Aesthetics

Aesthetics Volume II

The long-awaited completion of Hildebrand's monumental two-volume Aesthetics is available now!

The Care of the Soul

2019 Summer Seminar, July 5-11. The Care of the Soul: Re-Thinking Virtue in the Contemporary World.

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December 31, 2018

The Hildebrand Project is launching a new Alice von Hildebrand Initative in 2019, complete with a new website, years of archival footage, and a special collection of the Best of Alice v