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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: [...]

SCM Podcast – Season 2: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Student Christian Movement, UK) New Episodes Available

The second season of SCM’s Podcast (beginning November 2023) is hosted by William Gibson and is devoted to the life, theology, and legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. From William’s blog: “This podcast season will have 3 different types of episodes. First, theological, where William will interview theologians and scholars to discuss Bonhoeffer and how he relates [...]

In Memoriam: Eleanor Claire Neel (1930-2024) (Memorial Service on March 14th, 2024 in Arkansas)

Eleanor Neel with Renate Bethge (AAR in the 1980s) Eleanor Neel (November 27, 1930 – January 26, 2024) was an avid reader of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and an active member of the International Bonhoeffer Society – English Language Section for many years. One of the IBS-ELS ‘nons,’ as described by Alice Bond, Eleanor was a non-academic/professional [...]

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