Articles and Interviews

The Bonhoeffer Podcast (New Episode with Dr. Keith Clements, January 2023)

Created and hosted by Corey Tuttle, The Bonhoeffer Podcast features conversations with 38 Bonhoeffer scholars about their ideas and claims, books and articles, as well as their interest in and journey to the life and legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The Bonhoeffer Podcast (on Apple Podcasts) The Bonhoeffer Podcast (on SoundCloud)

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 [...]

Bonhoeffer and the Worldliness of Christianity

A Conversation with Barry Harvey In this 2016 interview with Dr. Barry Harvey, he discusses his latest book on Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Taking Hold of the Real: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Profound Worldliness of Christianity (Wipf & Stock, 2015). Watch the Video Interview Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes in one of his last prison letters that he [...]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prayerbook of the Bible, & the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK): Reassessing the Historical Record

By David A. R. Clark ABSTRACT This article examines Geffrey B. Kelly’s argument that, in 1941, the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK) prohibited Bonhoeffer from publishing because the agency objected to the ostensibly pro-Jewish and anti-Nazi content of Prayerbook of the Bible: An Introduction to the Psalms. The primary sources show that Kelly’s claims are unsupported by the historical record, as [...]

Bonhoeffer’s Religionless Christianity in Its Christological Context

Bonhoeffer’s Religionless Christianity in Its Christological Context: An Interview with Peter Hooton Q: We’re excited to talk with you about your new book which explores Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s understanding of religionless Christianity. What initially drew you to Bonhoeffer as a topic for research, specifically his incipient thoughts on religionless Christianity? PH: I enjoy his company. His [...]

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