Bonhoeffer


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 (bôn′hœ-fər), Dietrich 1906-1945.
German Protestant theologian whose works concern Christianity in the modern world. He was executed for his role in a plot to assassinate Hitler.

Bonhoeffer

(German ˈboːnhœfər)
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(Biography) Dietrich (ˈdiːtrɪç). 1906–45, German Lutheran theologian: executed by the Nazis
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Noun1.Bonhoeffer - German Lutheran theologian and pastor whose works concern Christianity in the modern world; an active opponent of Nazism, he was arrested and sent to Buchenwald and later executed (1906-1945)
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Synopsis: "Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ecumenical Quest" by British historian, theologian, and ecumenist Keith Clements aims to show how and why for Dietrich Bonhoeffer, from the conclusion of his student years in Berlin to his death on the Nazi gallows at Flossenburg, the ecumenical movement was central to his concerns.
The bulk of our articles consists of presentations from two events: a conference on "The Economy of Life" held at Chennai, India in late October 2014, and the launch of a new book in March 2015 on the ecumenical involvement of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
The theology that paints faith like a good insurance policy is foxhole theology, the kind of religion the German theologian and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer spoke of when he wrote:
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed for his opposition to Hitler in the concentation camp in Flossenburg, Germany, in April 1945, just three weeks before Hitler committed suicide.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Volume 11: Ecumenical, Academic, and Pastoral Work, 1931-1932.
I argue that for both Bonhoeffer and Ames, the vibrancy of their theology resides precisely in their 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.
Bonhoeffer 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 and T.
Philipp Bonhoeffer, who was dismissed from the famous hospital in May 2010, was adjudged to have caressed a boy aged 10 in France in 1997.