Lori Brandt Hale

Recommended Bonhoeffer Biographies

Introducing Bonhoeffer through Biography Select Biographies Bethge, Eberhard. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography, translated by Victoria J. Barnett. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000. (1068 pages) Bethge, Renate. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Brief Life, translated by K.C. Hanson. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2004. (108 pages) Marsh, Charles. Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. [...]

Book Anniversary: 40th Anniversary of “A Patriotism for Today: Love of country in dialogue with the witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” by Keith Clements

Orig. published 1984 Rev. Dr. Keith Clements, who served as the General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches (1997-2005), reflects on the 40th anniversary of the publication of his book A Patriotism for Today: Love of country in dialogue with the witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in light of current political and religious realities, including [...]

12th Annual Bonhoeffer Festival in Claremont, CA (Keynote: Dr. Stephen R. Haynes, Thursday, April 18th, 2024) – VIDEO RECORDING AVAILABLE

Keynote Presentation: The Battle over Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump Dr. Stephen R. Haynes VIDEO RECORDING HERE – SEE PASSCODE BELOW Passcode: 3VH!BM.u Festival Schedule: 12:30: Commemorative Luncheon 1:30: Keynote Presentation – Dr. Stephen R. Haynes, Professor of Religion at Rhodes College 2:45: Panel Discussion and Q & A – led by [...]

Forthcoming Curriculum: Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in PA and IBS-ELS will offer “Lessons from Bonhoeffer” for Congregations and Communities

Curriculum Development Partnership Announced Press release from LAMPa, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania, April 9th, 2024: April 9th is the day the ELCA commemorates the life and death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran pastor-theologian who resisted the Nazi regime in Germany before and during WWII. For many, Bonhoeffer is an inspiration of faithful witness in [...]

Event Announcement: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Lecture on April 13th, 2024 at ECWA Theological Seminary in Jos, Nigeria, Organized by Dr. Hussan Musa

Discipleship in Threats and Terror: A Dietrich Bonhoeffer Lecture The ECWA Theological Seminary in Jos, Nigeria hosted a Bonhoeffer Memorial lecture on April 13th, 2024. The day long event included two keynote presentations by Dr. Hassan Musa and a panel discussion featuring student reflections. Dr. Musa’s presentations were titled, “Bonhoeffer ‘To The Brothers’ at Finkenwalde: [...]

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