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What Is Truth?

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Tintoretto, "Christ before Pilate" Tintoretto, “Christ before Pilate”

The dialogue between Jesus and Pilate from the Gospel of John (18:28) is one of the most profound exchanges regarding Truth:

“Therefore Pilate … summoned Jesus and said to Him, … ‘So You are a king?’ Jesus answered, ‘You say correctly that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.’ Pilate said to Him, ‘What is truth?’”

There are times in our lives which call for standing for the truth, unwaveringly testifying to it with all the awareness of the consequences or sacrifices which are called for. This is the path Jesus chose. This is also the path most prone to sick distortions of fanaticism. On the other hand, what Pilate seems to be imparting to us is that Truth is not fixed or defined eternally: it…

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Written by Jude Cowell

January 5, 2015 at 1:36 am

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  1. Much obliged for being reblogged – thank you.

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    January 5, 2015 at 7:09 pm


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