“Courageous Cowardice and Foolhardy Courage”

Rev. Axel Gehrmann and Worship Associate Mary Kay Hamilton

Courage, Aristotle said long ago, is the highest of human virtues. At its best, however, it is practiced in moderation. An excess of courage can lead to foolishness; a lack of it is cowardice – and either of which turns virtue to vice. In order to meet the challenges of our time, what quantity or quality of courage is required of us?