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Trials of Jerry Sandusky and William Lynn: Coaches, Cardinals, Cowardice and Courage in Pennsylvania

posted on June 21, 2012

Writing for The Washington Post, Mathew N. Schmalz examines the trials of Jerry Sandusky and Monsignor William Lynn, both of which involve child abuse. Schmalz raises questions about the moral responsibility of those who witness such abuse. “[H]onestly acknowledging moral cowardice can lead us to a fuller understanding of what moral courage can and does mean–both in extreme circumstances and in the normal, often unexamined, course of our daily lives.”   

Read at The Washington Post