Community and Witness

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 [...]

Project Bonhoeffer – UK (Webinar Series: Bonhoeffer’s Legacy for Today) Videos Available Online

Project Bonhoeffer is a small UK-based organization. Set up in 2011, it was created to “inform and remind today’s Christians – young and not-so-young – of the challenges of discipleship that Dietrich Bonhoeffer addressed in his radical theology and in his Christian witness leading to his execution at the hands of the Nazis at the [...]

AAR Schedule: Meeting Times for Bonhoeffer Sessions at AAR, November 2022 (Denver, CO)

Session A19-208 Religion and Catastrophe: Bonhoeffer in Comparative Perspective Saturday, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM (In Person) Convention Center-Mile High 4C (Lower Level) In this session, scholars engage Bonhoeffer’s thought through a series of comparative studies in conversation with diverse traditions of religious and ecological inquiry. The papers examine Bonhoeffer in comparison with Sufi Muslim [...]

Ph.D. Announcement: Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Claire Hein Blanton

Dissertation: Rev. Dr. Claire Hein Blanton “Between Resistance and Submission: Bonhoeffer, Luther, and Christian Witness as Political Theology” Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Claire Hein Blanton who received her Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen this second week of July 2022. Her thesis was written under the supervision of Dr. Philip Ziegler and Dr. Michael Mawson. [...]

Why is Dietrich Bonhoeffer Relevant Today?

In 2019, the editors of “Faith & Leadership” – the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke University, asked five theologians to reflect on the question: why is Bonhoeffer relevant today? In light of ongoing political and civil discord in the United States and around the globe, these reflections – by Stephen R. Haynes, Reggie [...]

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