Hendrix provides a synopsis of Bonhoeffer
's life and beliefs juxtaposed with the economic and moral climate of Germany from the first through the second world wars.
Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer
died a martyr for the sake of the truth of his Lord and Master.
In The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer
maintains a completely pacifist theology.
In the face of ecclesiastical timidity, his own writings uninhibitedly flaunted the argument that Apartheid was a heresy, just as Bonhoeffer
had declared the racism of the Nazis and so-called "German Christians" to be a perversion of Christianity.
's action be contradicted by appealing to those who argue for the privatisation of religion, saying that the church ought to concentrate on what it is good at - prayer, worship, charitable acts etc - and let the state get on with the business of government?
Note the irony: many Christians who condemn the Nazi collaborators and admire the heroic faithfulness of Bonhoeffer
and yon Galen are themselves complicit in the evils of abortion.
ALutheran pastor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(190645) joined the Nazi resistance and spoke up for the Jews when almost no one else--including Roman Catholic bishops--had the courage to do so.
Works Volume 11: Ecumenical, Academic, and Pastoral Work, 1931-1932.
Theologian, pastor, pacifist, and coconspirator against the Nazi government: this combination of attributes has made Dietrich Bonhoeffer
a subject of curiosity and fascination.
Gilead also reveals the imprint of the German Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer
. Robinson, a novelist who has been deeply influenced by the writings of Bonhoeffer
, incarnates his theological concept of "this-worldly transcendence," expressed most clearly in his Letters and Papers from Prison, through her protagonist, John Ames.
Adam Clayton Powell Sr., then the prominent pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, was one of the most powerful African Americans in the nation at that time, but probably did not expect to come into contact with one Deitrich Bonhoeffer
, then a Lutheran German visiting on a post-graduate fellowship at nearby Union Theological Seminary.
and interpretive theory; essays on methods and understanding.
Karl Barth (1886-1968), Hendrick Kraemer (1888-1965), and Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(1906-45) agreed in their basic perspective.
No surprises, then, that among the theologians most frequently cited are Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer