Political Life and Theology

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) – Zoom Link Added

Keynote Presentation: The Battle over Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump Dr. Stephen R. Haynes 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 Rev. Dr. Thomas Johnson 3:30: Reception and Table Talk, [...]

Bonhoeffer and the Future of Faith – An Online Class Open to All – by Homebrewed Christianity

Tripp Fuller, founder of Homebrewed Christianity, will be joined by Bonhoeffer scholars including Jeffrey C. Pugh, Reggie William, Jenny McBride, Andrew Root, Lori Brandt Hale, and Di Rayson for an online class: Bonhoeffer and the Future of Faith. Launched in May 2023. ONLINE CLASS! From Tripp Fuller: Why does a theologian like Dietrich Bonhoeffer still [...]

Book Review Available of Mauldin’s Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics (2021), Review by Dr. Michael DeJonge

Review of Joshua Mauldin’s Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. £65. 165 pp. Michael DeJonge has published a review of Joshua Mauldin’s book in Modern Believing, Volume 64, Issue 2 (April 2023), Liverpool University Press. Available Online (with a subscription) Review by Michael DeJonge Liverpool University Press

Book Announcement: Jesus, Jubilee, and the Politics of God’s Reign (by Christian Collins Winn) and Video Book Discussion

New Book by Christian Collins Winn, Board Member of the International Bonhoeffer Society – English Language Section, February 2023 From the Wm. B. Eerdman Publishing Company’s website: Eerdmans 2023 What if the kingdom of God is not a place, but a person?    In this timely monograph, Christian T. Collins Winn argues that the kingdom of God [...]

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