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

My Battle Against Hitler

Hildebrand's memoir of his heroic fight against Nazism.

The Christian Response to Political Fundamentalism

Anna Krohn's lecture on how the Nazi resistance of Dietrich von Hildebrand and Clemens August Graf von Galen provide a model for contemporary political issues.

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January 27, 2015

On the 70th anniversasry of the liberation of Auschwitz, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and John Henry Crosby commemorate those who died and the heroes who rose to their defense.