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Bonhoeffer

Dietrich . 1906--45, German Lutheran theologian: executed by the Nazis
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Though philosopher Georg Hegel (1770-1831) and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45) each made distinct contributions to their fields, says Robinson, they both emphasized the social aspect of human reason, and drew on the Lutheran theological tradition to articulate an account of God not only within, but as human social relations.
Growing up in 1920s Germany, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was enthralled with theology and ultimately became a pastor.
In the back matter, Hendrix modestly disavows being a scholar, but The Faithful Spy provides just the right amount of historical information while simultaneously hooking readers on Bonhoeffer's tragic journey.
Bonhoeffer was a staunch supporter of the resistance movement against the Nazi dictatorship and the execution of 6 million Jews in 1946.
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.
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.
Critique: Exceptionally well researched, written, organized and presented, "Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ecumenical Quest" is an impressive and valued contribution to the study of the life and work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
During the Second World War, in that city, an outstanding example of Christian defiance of an evil government was that of Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was executed in April 1945 on a charge of treason because he was implicated in the plot to kill Hitler.
We laud all the resisters, including hundreds of faithful Christian martyrs like Bonhoeffer and thousands of other pastors, priests and lay Christians who were consigned to concentration camps.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who opposed the evils of the Nazi regime in Hitler's Germany, was executed because of his resistance in 1945.
As Margery Kempe, Henry Benjamin Whipple, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer saw it, silence in the face of evil was just plain wrong None of them has been declared a saint.