Human ‘justice’ is “a thing to be mourned”: Budapest lecture on Pilate & Jesus

Augustine says that human ‘justice’ is “a thing to be mourned &, if it were possible, washed away with tears”. He has in mind all the convicts who never had, or have, any hope of secular justice. Tomorrow I’ll talk at Károli Gáspár University, in Budapest, about how that connects to Augustine’s reading of the Roman trial of Jesus.

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