Lori Brandt Hale

Event Announcement: “Bonhoeffer & Democracy” with Stephen Haynes at Meetinghouse Church in Edina, Minnesota on July 10th, 2024 (In-Person and Online)

In The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump (Eerdmans 2018), Stephen Haynes explored how Bonhoeffer’s legacy was being co-opted by popularizers who had little understanding of Bonhoeffer’s theology or historical context. In this presentation, Haynes will update “the battle for Bonhoeffer” with attention to recent books and films that argue America [...]

Event Announcement: “Democracy and Discipleship – Lessons from Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Polarized Times” (July 11th and 12th in Minneapolis, MN) Free Registration is Open

Thursday: Keynote Panel + Q&A Friday: Teaching Workshop and Roundtable Discussion All are welcome! In our fraught times, 20th century pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer offers moral guidance and courage. He challenges us to consider the impact of our actions for the future. In his famous essay, “Account at the Turn of the Year 1942-1943,” [...]

Video Now Available – “Bonhoeffer Salon” with Andrew Root and Tripp Fuller on June 11th, 2024 (In-Person and Virtual Event)

Watch here: VIDEO LINK (1 hour and 41 minutes) Drs. Andy Root and Tripp Fuller Tripp Fuller and Andrew Root will team up to deliver the 2024 Aus Memorial Lecture on the remarkable life and enduring relevance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Before his imprisonment and martyrdom for working with the German resistance, Bonhoeffer lived and shared the [...]

Chapter Announcement: IBS-ELS Board Member has chapter in a new book on Karl Barth and Pentecostal Theology

Karl Barth and Pentecostal Theology: A Convergence of Word and Spirit (T&T Clark, 2024) T&T Clark, 2024 IBS-ELS Board of Directors’ Member, Christian Collins Winn, contributed the chapter, “Barth, Pentecostalism, and the Eschatological Cry for the Kingdom,” in the T&T Clark volume on Barth, edited by Frank D. Macchia, Terry L. Cross, and Andrew K. [...]

REFLECTIONS on the XIV International Bonhoeffer Congress in Sydney, Australia, January 2024 – Updated

Crisis and Hope: Reading Bonhoeffer for Today In January of 2024, nearly 150 participants from around the world gathered in Sydney, Australia to engage the life and work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The sessions were focused, in one way or another, on how Bonhoeffer can help us understand and negotiate the many challenges we are facing [...]

About

The English Language Section is dedicated to advancing the theology and legacy of German pastor-theologian and Nazi resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in the academy, church, and world, and has been on the forefront of this work for the last fifty years.

Learn More

Become a Member

Join us in the work of the IBS-ELS! We invite you to register today as a Friend of the Society, Student Member, Contributing Member, or Sustaining Member.

Skip to content