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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Dietrich Bonhoeffer 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.
I argue that for both Bonhoeffer and Ames, the vibrancy of their theology resides precisely in their commitment to "this-worldly transcendence.