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Bonhoeffer

Dietrich . 1906--45, German Lutheran theologian: executed by the Nazis
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Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer died a martyr for the sake of the truth of his Lord and Master.
O fato de se fazer proposta da utilizacao do pensamento teologico de Bonhoeffer como base teorica para uma teologia publica o Brasil da testemunho do aspecto intercontextual da teologia publica, pois e evidente que ha diferencas notaveis entre o contexto do teologo alemao em meados do seculo XX e o brasileiro neste inicio do XXI.
Contributors draw from the theology of 20th-century German Protestant theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, using his peace ethics as inspiration for reconciliation in Rwanda.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor of the Confessing Church during the 1930s and 40s who was faced with a dilemma somewhat like that faced by Christians in the early Church.
His interest in Bonhoeffer was ignited during a year of postgraduate study in Chicago, when he perceived the relevance of Bonhoeffer's witness to the South African scene.
Very strongly recommended for personal, seminary, community, and academic library Ecumenism and 20th Century Christian History collections in general, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
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.
This volume of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works contains three major sections, each of which includes work that originally appeared between 1931-1932.
Yet while the book offers a valuable historical assessment of the conspiracies against Hitler and an insightful analysis of Bonhoeffer's ethical framework at various stages of his life, labeling it "revolutionary" is an overstatement for two reasons: some of its arguments are not as convincing as they need to be and others, while persuasive, cover ground already addressed by Bonhoeffer scholars.
Robinson's interpretation of the life and writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer provides a model for doing so and, in turn, offers a way to understand Ames's commitment to this-worldly transcendence.
Surely, the fact that the church he led would have a profound effect on someone from the other side of the globe--at least in part creating level of understanding and sensitivity that would lead Bonhoeffer to become a martyr in World War II--could not have been foreseen.