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  Alfred Delp
Alfred Delp was born on September 15, 1907 in Mannheim in Germany.
Delp joined the Kreisau Circle[?] in 1942 to work on the model of a new society to be established after a coup d'etat against Hitler to be performed by the anti-Nazi resistance.
Delp was sentenced to death and executed on February 2, 1945 in Plötzensee[?], Berlin.
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 With Bounds Hands: A Jesuit in Nazi Germany
Born in Mannheim, Germany, in 1907, Alfred Delp joined the Jesuits in 1926 and was deep into his training in the Society by the time the Nazis were flexing political muscle against all opposition, including Jesuits who preached against the evils of totalitarianism.
Delp was found guilty, but not of conspiracy in the attempt on Hitler's life, rather, of meeting with others who talked about a Germany free of Hitler, treasonous behavior in the judge's mind.
Alfred Delp, SJ, knew he was on trial for his life in this Berlin courtroom in January 1945, charged with knowing about a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler.
www.companymagazine.org /v211/delpajesuit.htm   (1916 words)

 Francis Phillips reviews Alfred Delp: Prison Writings
Alfred Delp SJ, 1907-45, was a German Jesuit hanged by the Nazis on 2 February 1945 at Berlin-Plotzensee prison.
Although Delp was friends with members of the Kreisau Circle, which included some of the plotters, the charges against him were flimsy and he had hopes of being exonerated.
Delp knew he was ‘desperately short of time’(and paper) and his writings often move one to the core; it is always salutary to share the vision of someone standing so bravely at the edge of eternity.
www.theotokos.org.uk /pages/breviews/francisp/alfredd.html   (424 words)

Alfred Delp was born in Mannheim, Germany, in 1907 and joined the Jesuits in 1926.
Alfred Delp was one of many Germans who were horrified at what the Nazis were doing.
Delp was convinced that the proper attitude of men and women should be one of listening.
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 Amazon.ca: With Bound Hands: A Jesuit in Nazi Germany: The Life and Selected Prison Letters of Alfred Delp: Books: Mary ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Delp was arrested for a murder plot on Hitler, a plot about which he did not actually have any knowledge.
Alfred Delp, a Jesuit priest, youth leader, intellectual, and a dedicated resister to the Nazi regime who was taken prisoner and eventually executed by the Nazis.
Father Delp's smuggled writings and prayers to friends and family mark a man transformed by the crucible of suffering, and provide a sober view of the depths of human cruelty as well as the struggle to endure.
www.amazon.ca /Bound-Hands-Germany-Selected-Letters/dp/082941794X   (837 words)

 Alfred Delp Gedenktag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Alfred Delp kam aus einer konfessionsverschiedenen Ehe und war katholisch getauft worden.
Alfred Delp war gemäß den Aussagen seiner Kameraden ein ganz normaler Junge gewesen, der froh, übermütig, geistvoll und unternehmenslustig in den Tag ging.
Delp stellt seine Wohnung für heimliche Treffen zur Verfügung, was für die Nazis schon als Hochverrat gilt.
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 Alfred Delp
Alfred Delp erlebte in seiner Jugend ein in unserer Diaspora nicht ganz unbekanntes Schicksal: Katholisch getauft, wurde er zunächst von seinem Vater evangelisch erzogen, kehrte dann aber aus eigenem Entschluss zum katholischen Glauben zurück.
Der weitere Lebenslauf Delps dürfte jedoch unvergleichlich sein.
Alfred Delp arbeitete nun in der Redaktion der Jesuitenzeitschrift "Stimmen der Zeit" mit.
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 Anglicans Online | The online centre of the Anglican / Episcopal world
Delp was closely involved in the Kreisau Circle, a group that met to discuss and plan various ways to end German National Socialism.
Delp was born, baptized and confirmed as a Lutheran; he became a Roman Catholic and a Jesuit by adult conviction; he opposed the Nazi régime from its outset because he saw its concrete evil and reacted with horror.
Delp's years had an Advent character primarily because they were filled with trouble and danger.
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 Alfred Delp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Unmittelbar nach seinem Abitur trat er 1926 in den Jesuitenorden ein.
Juli 1944 wurde Delp verhaftet und in einem Prozess vor dem Volksgerichtshof zum Tod durch den Strang wegen Hoch- und Landesverrats verurteilt.
Roman Bleistein, Alfred Delp - Geschichte eines Zeugen.
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 "Advent of the Heart" from Ignatius Press - 2006 - Fall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Alfred Delp was a German Jesuit priest who was imprisoned in Berlin.
Delp was able to write a few meditations found in this book, which also includes his powerful reflections from prison during the Advent season about the profound spiritual meaning and lessons of Advent, as well as his sermons he gave on the season of Advent at his parish in Munich.
Delp called an "Advent of the heart." More than just preparing us for Christmas, it is a spiritual program, a way of life.
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 Metroland Online - Reckonings
I stumbled upon Alfred Delp a few years ago flipping through a book of essays on Advent.
Eventually I found the few facts that are relevant: Distressed at what he saw happening in his country, he joined with the Kreisau Circle, a social justice group that opposed the policies of the Third Reich.
There was no evidence to incriminate Delp in the assassination plot, but he was hanged nonetheless, in part for opposition to the prevailing regime, in part because he was a Jesuit priest.
www.metroland.net /back_issues/vol28_no49/reckonings.html   (910 words)

 Welcome to the Maryknollmall.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Alfred Delp (1907-1945) was a German Jesuit condemned to death by the Nazis for anti-Hitler activities.
While awaiting execution Delp composed this series of meditations on Advent, the Lord's Prayer, the tasks of the future, the meaning of happiness, and other spiritual themes.
Written on the edge of eternity Delp's reflections continue to bear a special power and poignancy.
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 Newsletter no. 7 - August 1995
Delp differed from other Jesuits and bishops in that he did not oppose killing Hitler.
Delp maintained at his trial that he did not know (but he was executed anyway in January 1945).
He notes that many of Delp's ideas were drawn from his earlier involvement in Catholic youth groups with their romantic idealization of Germany's Catholic traditions.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/akz/akz9508.htm   (1906 words)

 Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog: "The Mystery Made Present To Us" | Fr. Alfred Delp, S.J.
I was deeply touched by this meditation of Father Delp and his profound understanding of the meaning of Advent.
Advent was clearly close to the heart of Delp and I believe him when he says its at the heart of being Christian.
Alfred Delp, S.J. Schall on B16 and the German Bishops
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 Alfred Delp - Wikipedia
Von 1907 bis 1914 wohnte Alfred Delp in Hüttenfeld, Mannheimer Straße 3
Die Jugend von Alfred Delp, der als Gymnasiast zur katholischen Kirche konvertierte, war vor allem durch die katholische Jugendbewegung "Bund Neudeutschland" geprägt.
In einem Prozess vor dem Volksgerichtshof unter Vorsitz von Roland Freisler wurde Alfred Delp wegen Hoch- und Landesverrats zum Tod durch den Strang verurteilt.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alfred_Delp   (483 words)

 Remembering Father Alfred Delp, S.J., Priest and Martyr: A Conversation with Father Karl Adolf Kreuser, S.J. | ...
The Ignatius Press publication of Father Alfred Delp's collected Advent writings, Advent of the Heart, happens to coincide with the centennial year of the author's birth.
The secret messages Delp sent from prison often came first to us, and were sorted, and then secretly passed on to the various people they were addressed to.
Delp had always been cautious around Wehrle, saying one could not say anything political around him, because he was too fearful.
www.ignatiusinsight.com /features2006/frakreuser_intervw_oct06.asp   (3413 words)

 Alfred Delp
Alfred Delp ist zwar katholisch getauft, kommt jedoch aus einer konfessionsverschiedenen Familie und besucht eine evangelische Schule.
Delp begegnet in einem unerhört beherrschten Ton den Hasstiraden Freislers gegen Christentum und Jesuiten: „Kein Deutscher kann doch einen Jesuiten auch nur mit der Feuerzange anfassen.“ (Freisler) Die Urteilsbegründung, bei der keine Beziehung Delps zu den Vorgängen am 20.
Alfred Delp gehört zu den wichtigen politischen Gefangenen, die die Nationalsozialisten in einer Sonderaktion aus dem Weg schaffen wollten, da sie einen Durchbruch der Roten Armee nach Berlin befürchteten.
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 Alfred Delp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alfred Delp, S.J. (born 15 September 1907 in Mannheim; died 2 February 1945 in Berlin) was a German priest who took part in the resistance to the Nazi régime in Germany.
Alfred Delp, Advent of the Heart: Seasonal Sermons and Prison Writings 1941-1944.
Article on the 60th anniversary of Alfred Delp's death, with a biography (in German)
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 Biographie: Alfred Delp, 1907-1945 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
September: Alfred Friedrich Delp wird als Sohn des Kaufmanns Friedrich Delp und dessen Frau Maria (geb.
Delp erarbeitet die Grundlinien einer katholischen Soziallehre für die Neuordnung der Gruppe, verfaßt Denkschriften zur "Arbeiterfrage" sowie zum "Bauerntum" und stellt Kontakte zu Münchener Widerstandskreisen her.
Januar: Delp wird zusammen mit Moltke vom Volksgerichtshof wegen Hoch- und Landesverrats zum Tode verurteilt.
www.dhm.de.cob-web.org:8888 /lemo/html/biografien/DelpAlfred   (198 words)

 25th Presiding Bishop
Near the end of World War II a German Jesuit, Father Alfred Delp, was imprisoned for envisioning a new social order for Germany.
I was struck as I read Merton’s essay by the timelessness of his observations about Father Delp’s vision, a vision which had been shaped and formed by his intense life of prayer.
Merton writes, “[Man] must be liberated from fixation upon his own subjective needs and compulsions, and recognize that he cannot fully become himself until he knows his need for the world and his duty in serving it.
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 Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog: Remembering Father Alfred Delp, S.J., Priest and Martyr
Remembering Father Alfred Delp, S.J., Priest and Martyr: A Conversation with Father Karl Adolf Kreuser, S.J. The Ignatius Press publication of Father Alfred Delp's collected Advent writings, Advent of the Heart, happens to coincide with the centennial year of the author's birth.
Special commemorative events are scheduled throughout the coming year in Mannheim, where he was born and baptized; in Lampertheim, where he grew up; and at St. Georg and Heilig Blut (Precious Blood) Churches, in the Bogenhausen district of Munich, where he last worked.
Father Delp became good friends with the Kreuser family, so Father Kreuser remembers him not only as an inspiring preacher and youth group leader, but also as a "fatherly friend".
insightscoop.typepad.com /2004/2006/10/remembering_fat.html   (542 words)

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The Delp story is a gripping one if for no other reason than that he became a Jesuit in a culture which viewed Jesuits with suspicion and distaste.
Delp did not belong to German aristocracy as Bonhoeffer did.
Nazi authorities suspected Delp of complicity in the abortive plot on Hitler’s life in 1944 in which Bonhoeffer did participate.
www.rande.org /summer04/Coady.doc   (602 words)

 Amazon.com: "Alfred Delp": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Young Scamp Alfred Delp as a student in Dieburg, at the age of about fifteen.
Alfred Delp 9 The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph LITURGICAL GUIDE The feast of the Holy Family (Jesus,...
NEOSCHOLASTIC APPROPRIATION The article "Modern German Existentialism" by Alfred Delp, S.J., who taught at St. Ignatius College, The Netherlands, was the first notice of Heidegger by the neoscholastics.
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 Spirituality & Practice: Book Review: Alfred Delp, SJ, by Alfred Delp, Thomas Merton
Father Alfred Delp (1907-1945) became a Jesuit in 1926 in Germany.
When this organization was exposed in the summer of 1944, Delp was taken into custody and charged with treason.
In the introduction to this volume, he notes that Delp's prison meditations are a "penetrating diagnosis of a devastated, gutted, faithless society in which man is rapidly losing his humanity because he has become practically incapable of belief.
www.spiritualityandpractice.com /books/books.php?id=8390   (381 words)

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Unmittelbar nach seinem Abitur an der Goetheschule in Dieburg trat er 1926 in den Jesuitenorden ein.
Rita Haub/ Heinrich Schreiber, "Alfred Delp - Held gegen Hitler", Echter Verlag Würzburg 2005, ISBN 3429026652
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 Amazon.com: With Bound Hands: A Jesuit in Nazi Germany : The Life and Selected Prison Letters of Alfred Delp: Books: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Alfred Delp was a proud German, a Jesuit priest, a Nazi resister, and a martyr.
Executed by the Nazis in 1945 for crimes against the Third Reich, Delp left a legacy in letters written from his prison cell.
During Delp's six-month incarceration prior to his execution, he writes of his fear, sadness, and anger, and then his transformation from an "unholy character into a saint." Delp then reflects on his love of God, sense of peace, and surrender.
www.amazon.com /Bound-Hands-Germany-Selected-Letters/dp/082941794X   (1737 words)

 January 2004
Delp was born in 1907 to an unmarried Catholic mother and a
Delp was valued for his expertise in the areas of
Delp was hanged at Plötzensee Prison in Berlin on February 2, 1945.
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