Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Noun1.Dietrich 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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In the interpretative perspective we are adopting, the essential imperative is to remember and radicalize the prophetic words written by the imprisoned Dietrich Bonhoffer, in a note surreptitiously preserved by his friend Eberhard Bethge: "We have for once learnt to see the great events of world history from below, from the perspective of the outcast, the suspects, the maltreated, the powerless, the oppressed, the reviled--in short, from the perspective of those who suffer.
He secretly admired Bonhoffer and wanted to study theology.
Ciertamente no debe ponerlo de tal manera que cierren su horizonte ante lo eterno--debe recordar, como dijera Bonhoffer, que no son realidades ultimas, sino penultimas--, pero, eso supuesto, debe actuar poniendo en ejercicio todas sus energias, ya que se trata de verdaderos bienes, dignos de ser buscados; mas aun, de bienes que, <<limpios de toda mancha, iluminados y transfigurados>>, los volveremos a encontrar, cuando la historia llegue a su meta, y <<Cristo entregue al Padre el reino eterno y universal>> (Gaudium et spes, n.
7) The debate between Bonhoffer and Sandbach contributed to our understanding of the tension between the genetic and criterial aspects of the Stoic [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]--which, as criteria common to all people, cannot depend on an empirical origin--and can be considered to linger on, in as far as the adversary positions find adherents to the present day.
In contrast, the evening celebration of Holy Communion at 6pm was a quiet reflection about 20th century martyrs, Dietrich Bonhoffer and Martin Luther King Jnr using the Wild Goose publications as its source, with hymns and prayers interspersed with silence.
Bonhoffer, 1911), the new religion, or at least its ethic, showed many parallels with the most eminent moral philosophy of the imperial age.
Have Catholics become too optimistic, too inclined to embrace what the German Protestant theologian Dietrich Bonhoffer called "cheap grace"?
Winter then manages to link the moral vision of liberation theology to the German theologian, Dietrich Bonhoffer, and his influence on the radical German students of the 1960's.