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  Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (February 4, 1906 - April 9, 1945) was a theologian and preacher who lived before and during World War II.
Dietrich was born into a middle to upper class family, the son of a doctor.
Initially Dietrich fought to gain strong support from the state church against Hitler's treatment of the Jews, but after countless instances of refusal to take action he took the initiative to help start the confessing church.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/di/Dietrich_Bonhoffer.html   (405 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born in Breslau on February 4, 1906.
Dietrich and his twin sister, Sabina, were two of eight children born to Karl and Paula (von Hase) Bonhoeffer.
Dietrich received his doctorate from Berlin University in 1927, and lectured in the theological faculty during the early thirties.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/b/bonhoeff.htm   (3147 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born in Breslau on February 4, 1906, the sixth child of Karl and Paula Bonhoeffer.
Using Dietrich Bonhoeffer's, 'Letters and Papers From Prison', in which he spoke of the need for a radical revision of Christianity in a secular (Godless) age, the Death of God theologians sought to reconstruct Christian belief and present it re-packaged for the modern world.
Dietrich Bonhoffer is one of the Spiritual Stars of the Golden Age.
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 Glimpses bulletin #184: Bonhoeffer's costly Discipleship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer refused to take the oath because he believed Hitler was requiring allegiance from the church that only God had the right to claim.
Dietrich soon discovered that many within the Abwehr were also part of the German resistance movement and were actively working against Hitler and plotting his assassination.
Dietrich chose not to escape, because he was afraid his family and friends would be punished if he tried.
chi.gospelcom.net /GLIMPSEF/Glimpses2/glimpses184.php   (1851 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Protestant theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer stands out among the Christian leaders during the Nazi era, for he was one of the few to actively resist the racist actions of the Nazi regime.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was the sixth child of Karl and Paula Bonhoeffer, born in Breslau, Germany, on February 4, 1906.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, however, although a member of the German Evangelical Church, was not complacent.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Bonhoeffer.html   (1106 words)

 The Cost of Discipleship
Bonhoffer dared to criticize the cultural "Christianity" of Hitler's Germany (primarily the unbiblical "religious" legalism and compromise).
Bonhoffer was surrounded by lukewarm pastors and cultural "Christians" who supported Hitler.
Though Bonhoffer led a small fellowship of committed Christians, his circle of acquaintances at work and in the community did not share his convictions.
www.crossroad.to /Persecution/Bonhoffer.html   (3167 words)

 Biography of Dietrich Bonhoffer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (February 4, 1906 - April 9, 1945) was a German Lutheran theologian and preacher who worked for the ecumene and strongly opposed the anti-semitic policies of Nazi Germany.
Dietrich was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland) into a middle to upper class family, the son of a doctor.
During this time, Bonhoffer worked closely with numerous opponents of Hitler.
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 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoffer was one such man, a modern martyr whose crucible experience at the hands of the Nazis created a new understanding of the cost of discipleship.
On April 9, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoffer was brought to a Nazi extermination camp.
The legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer is in no way diminished by the tragedy of his needless death, so close to the war’s conclusion.
www.cbneurope.com /spirituallife/testimonies/dietrich_bonhoeffer.asp   (629 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's work Ethics was written from 1940-1943.
As unsettling as Bonhoeffer's Ethics may be, it is a refreshing call to the contemporary church to repent and return to a life characterized by prayer, the traditional mark of the early church.
Our final consideration of the work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was hanged in 1945 for his part in an assassination attempt on Hitler, will center on his Letters and Papers from Prison begun in 1942.
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 Glimpses bulletin #63: Bonhoeffer on real christianity
The Center houses the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works project, serves as an ongoing institute to study his life and theology, is a national clearinghouse on Bonhoeffer materials and conducts annual seminars.
Dietrich's grandmother, Julie Bonhoeffer, boldly walked through a group of SS men into a Jewish department store and made a purchase.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Memories and Perspectives is a detailed video examination of his life and teachings with firsthand accounts of those most intimately associated with Bonhoeffer: his colleagues, students and family.
chi.gospelcom.net /GLIMPSEF/Glimpses/glmps063.shtml   (1427 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoffer
On the outbreak of the Second World War the Gestapo closed down Bonhoffer's seminary and banned him from preaching.
In April 1943 Bonhoffer was arrested with his brother,
He was held in Buchenwald Concentration Camp until being moved to Flossenburg where he was executed in April, 1945.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERbonhoffer.htm   (157 words)

 Acton Institute PowerBlog - Entries tagged as dietrich bonhoeffer
On this eve of the mid-term elections in the United States, it’s worthwhile to reflect a bit on the impetus in North American evangelical Christianity to emphasize the importance of politics.
Earlier this month Forum 18 published an article that examined whether the establishment of a law regarding religion at a national level would be a positive step toward ending the sometimes arbitrary and uneven treatment of religious freedom issues throughout the country.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer criticized the impetus to deny the value of suffering in this life.
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 Theology WebSite: New Christian Book Review: Bonhoeffer: A Film by Martin Doblmeier: First Run / Icarus Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This 90 minute film is from start to finish an extraordinary documentary outlining the life of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1943) and the formation of his Christocentric resistance to Hitler's mounting persecution of the Jewish people.
Whether or not you are familiar with the life and writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, you will undoubtedly be drawn into Bonhoeffer's convictions as the film makes plain the acquaintances and events which become formative in his theological ethic.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer came from an affluent German family with a penchant for independent political thought.
www.theologywebsite.com /books/bonhoeffer.shtml   (1654 words)

 The Monthly magazine - an intelligent, independent voice
Had Dietrich Bonhoeffer been at Oxford, he would have been one of the gods.
He was at 21 a doctoral graduate and at 23 the youngest person ever appointed to a lectureship in systematic theology at the University of Berlin, in 1929.
This essay began with Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who went to the gallows at Flossenbürg concentration camp on 9 April 1945, just two weeks before the camp was liberated.
www.themonthly.com.au /excerpts/issue17_excerpt_001.html   (5032 words)

 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly . FEATURE . Dietrich Bonhoeffer . February 3, 2006 | PBS
BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: This weekend will be the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian put to death by the Nazis, whose writings and life made him a modern martyr.
Some Christian pacifists say Bonhoeffer was wrong to resist evil with violence, but for millions of other Christians, Bonhoffer became an inspiring symbol of what it can mean, in times of crisis and every day, to practice what you preach.
Archbishops of Canterbury: Sermon in Berlin to mark centenary of the birth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, February 5, 2006
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/week923/feature.html   (647 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born on February 4, 1906, in eastern Germany, now known as Poland.
The sixth child of Karl and Paula Bonhoeffer, Dietrich had three brothers and four sisters.
Though Dietrich’s family had strong ties with the Lutheran teachings, they treated it more like a tradition rather than a way of life.
www.hyperhistory.net /apwh/bios/b2bonhoefferd.htm   (981 words)

 Concordia Seminary Institute of Lay Vocation: Welcome Back, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
One hundred years after Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s birth, and more than six decades after his violent death, it is high time for Lutherans to reclaim their greatest martyr.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer later coined the phrase that “suffering with God in a godless world” was the Christian’s proper response to “God’s show of solidarity with suffering humanity.” He was prepared to suffer in the extreme as part of his citizenship in the left-hand kingdom, which is still under sin.
Your article on Dietrich Bonhoeffer was very disturbing to me. More than once I had read that he went to the gallows and that he died a relatively quick death.
concordia.typepad.com /vocation/2006/01/welcome_back_di.html   (2057 words)

 Edinburgh to Salvador: Twentieth Century Ecumenical Missiology
For such a development, the influence of Dietrich Bonhoffer and S.C. Hoekendijk in Europe, and of M.M. Thomas and some others in Asia, was decisive.
Bonhoffer (1906-1945) executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his resistance to Hitler, was a gifted Protestant theologian.
For Bonhoffer, to live in Christ meant to be a church which existed, not for the pious faithful, but for others.
www.religion-online.org /showchapter.asp?title=1573&C=1521   (6083 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer - General Teachings/Activities
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) was a neo-orthodox German theologian, pastor, preacher, radio broadcaster, and prolific writer in the 1930s and early-1940s, during the rise, rule, and downfall of Adolph Hitler.
He was greatly fascinated with neo-orthodox thought, theology, and terminology, and was greatly influenced by the major theologian of neo-orthodoxy, Karl Barth (1886-1968).
While, Dietrich Bonhoffer and Martin Niemoller both held what some believe to be Church-inspired antisemitic positions, they did not progress to the next stage along the antisemitic continuum but instead risked their lives during the Holocaust to defend Jews and they courageously and actively opposed Nazism.
www.escapefromwatchtower.com /dietrichbonhoeffer.html   (1508 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Noteworthy People, Theology, Christian, Religion, Sociology, Humanities, Perry Smith
This page is the first in a section containing links and information about people that I feel are worthy of note and should not be forgotten for their contributions to the world.
One interesting attribute of people that have left a significant mark on history is that their works and actions not only influenced the world of the past, but also effect the present as well.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45), was a German Lutheran theologian who was an outspoken opponent of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime during their rise to power in 1933.
www.perryland.com /Noteworthy1.shtml   (325 words)

 ::Bonhoeffer One Man Show::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor and theologian who refused to swear and oath of allegiance to Hitler and actively helped Jews during World War II.
Such personal commitment is tangible in Krummeck’s compelling portrayal of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German priest and theologian who was executed by the Nazis for defying the regime and helping Jews to escape the Holocaust.
Based on the true story of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, murdered by the Nazis for his opposition to their rule, this production features exquisite acting, a remarkable script and shattering humanity.
www.lutherinst.org /bonhoeffer_play_reviews.html   (2543 words)

 Who is Dietrich Bonhoeffer? | International Dietrich Bonhoeffer Society
Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- along with his twin sister, Sabine -- was born on February 4, 1906, in Breslau, Germany.
Later a student in Tubingen, Berlin, and at Union Theological Seminary in New York -- as well as a participant in the European ecumenical movement -- Bonhoeffer became known as one of the few figures of the 1930s with a comprehensive grasp of both German- and English-language theology.
www.dbonhoeffer.org /node/3   (831 words)

 Online Exhibitions | Dietrich Bonhoeffer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
What has become evident in this undertaking is the depth of the chasm between the ideals the Church had always set for itself and the way it responded to the brutalization of the German government under Adolf Hitler.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the few church leaders who stood in courageous opposition to the Fuehrer and his policies.
To honor his memory, the Church Relations department of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has asked Victoria Barnett, author of For the Soul of the People, Protestant Protest Against Hitler, to write an essay about Bonhoeffer spanning the years from the rise of Nazism until his death in the Flossenbürg concentration camp in 1945.
www.ushmm.org /bonhoeffer   (174 words)

 Combinar/separar obras | Hacer catálogo de tus libros en línea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Maria von Wedemeyer 1943 - 1945 por Dietrich Bonhoeffer (separar)
Motstånd och underkastelse : brev och anteckningar från fängelset por Dietrich Bonhoeffer (separar)
Predigten - Auslegungen - Meditationen 1925 - 1935 por Dietrich Bonhoeffer (separar)
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 Hermes Donald Kreilkamp: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Prophet of Human Solidarity
The letters to his parents and friends and the various papers which Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote while in prison are the best known, but often the least understood, of his writings.
But it was Bonhoeffer's response to the Jesus who said, "If anyone wishes to be my disciple, let him deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me." Christ meant this more literally than most of us imagine; that, certainly, was Bonhoeffer's conviction.
Quotations from the letters will be from this edition and reference will be made by page number in parentheses in the text of the article.
www.spiritualitytoday.org /spir2day/843625kreilkamp.html   (3611 words)

 Dietrich D Localities Idaho United States North America Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dietrich D Localities Idaho United States North America Regional
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 Bonhoeffer Documentary - About Dietrich Bonhoeffer
When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, igniting the Second World War, a group of German conspirators were already plotting a coup d'état; over the next six years, there were as many as fifteen assassination attempts against Hitler.
One of the co-conspirators, a double-agent who smuggled information about the plots to the Allies, was the young German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
In the late 1930s he wrote about the necessity of "risking" peace and "daring" a loving presence to others — words which seem to fly in the face of his later justification of assassination.
www.bonhoeffer.com /bon2.htm   (691 words)

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This however, gave Dietrich the opportunity to go abroad.
Finally, Bonhoeffer's many exchanges with his family, fiancée, and closest friends, demonstrate the affection and solidarity that accompanied Bonhoeffer to his prison cell, concentration camp, and eventual death.
Hanged on a Twisted Cross: The Life, Convictions and Martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dietrich_Bonhoeffer   (1804 words)

 Westminster Abbey - Abbey Tour - 20th Centry Martyrs - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
DIETRICH BONHOEFFER was born on 4 February 1906 in Breslau.
He was executed only a few days before the end of the war, as the Soviet armies moved across the diminishing face of the Third Reich to victory.
Sermon on DIETRICH BONHOEFFER given at Westminster Abbey on July 21, 2002
www.westminster-abbey.org /tour/martyrs/7_db.htm   (537 words)

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