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Dietrich Bonhoeffer



Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a German Lutheran theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world are widely known and influential. He was also known for his staunch resistance to the Nazi dictatorship, for which he spent time in a concentration camp and was eventually hanged.

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The Acquittal of God: A Theology for Vietnam Veterans

Many Vietnam veterans felt and, in fact, still feel rejected by their God and the church and betrayed by their nation and even their families.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Theologian and Resister

In 1931, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was already considered one of Germany’s most prominent pastors and theologians. As early as 1930, candidates for ordination were embracing Hitler’s emerging anti-Semitism and the new German Reich Church.

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Ethics

From one of the most important theologians of the twentieth century, Ethics is the seminal reinterpretation of the role of Christianity in the modern, secularized world. The Christian does not live in a vacuum, says the author, but in a world of government, politics, labor, and marriage.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageJudging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.

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Is This a Bonhoeffer Moment?

It is common to wonder what we would have done if we lived in history’s most challenging times. Lessons for American Christians from the Confessing Church in Germany.

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The Cost of Discipleship

What can the call to discipleship, the adherence to the word of Jesus, mean today to the businessman, the soldier, the laborer, or the aristocrat? What did Jesus mean to say to us? What is his will for us today? Drawing on the Sermon on the Mount, Dietrich Bonhoeffer answers these timeless...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Called to Sympathy and Action

Mere waiting and looking on is not Christian behavior.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWe are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography

Eberhard Bethge's exhaustive biography of Bonhoeffer is recognized throughout the world as the definitive biography.

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Does Dietrich Bonhoeffer Have Any Relevance for Today?

In these days of solitude and waiting, we have to remain connected to the sources of our strength.

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