Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella is no Dietrich Bonhoeffer
, the so-called Protestant saint who struggled to preach God in the godless world of Hitler.
With his murder at the hands of the Nazi's, Bonhoeffer
became the paradigmatic martyr-theologian for our time.
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Reconciliation and Just Peace: Impulses of the Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
for the European and African Context
This paper uses the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
to help explore the larger issue of what a Christian should do in the face of tyranny.
To many people, de Gruchy first became well-known as one who interpreted to the wider world the South African church situation under Apartheid in his seminal book The Church Struggle in South Africa (1979), a title that indicates the resonances he and others saw with the German Confessing Church's witness in Nazi Germany, and also his lifelong interest in Dietrich Bonhoeffer
of whose theology he is a major interpreter.
Major organization : DIAKONIE KLINIKUM DIETRICH BONHOEFFER
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.
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.
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.