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Richard Hanson's criticisms of Honest to God

Now that I have dealt with Bonhoeffer’s prison letters, I am curious to explore the Death of God movement that appealed to Bonhoeffer for support. At the seminary library, I stumbled across  847 more words


Book Review: 7 Men by Eric Metaxas

In high school I read more biographies than I do today. I do not have a good reason other than there are so many other things I am wanting to read. 295 more words


Suffering - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Where God tears great gaps we should not try to fill them with human words.
They should remain open.
Our only comfort is the God of the resurrection, 21 more words


Cyber Book Club--Week 7: Dietrich Discovers the African-American Church and Loves It!

Bonhoeffer’s experiences with the African American community underscored an idea that was developing in his mind: the only real piety and power that he had seen in the American church seemed to be in the churches where there were a present reality and a past history of suffering .

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Cyber Book Club

Three 'Martyrs'

Stephen was the first Christian martyr: right? Well it depends what you mean by martyr. Stephen’s death is described in the Acts of the Apostles. In verse 58 of chapter 7 it says: 764 more words


Praying the Psalms, Some Great Sermons, & Come Thou Fount

I listened to a few sermons this week. Three specifically that really impacted me. I decided to just share them this week for you to enjoy. 1,129 more words


SoCS asks "Who am I"?

Who am I?

This is a famous poem by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was a German pastor who worked against the Nazi’s. He was imprisoned in Berlin in 1943 and was hanged on April 9th 1945. 361 more words