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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Short Name: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Full Name: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945
Birth Year: 1906
Death Year: 1945

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity's role in the secular world have become widely influential, and his book The Cost of Discipleship became a modern classic.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈbɔn.høː.fɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian and anti-Nazi dissident who was a key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity's role in the secular world have become widely influential; his 1937 book The Cost of Discipleship is described as a modern classic. Apart from his theological writings, Bonhoeffer was known for his staunch resistance to the Nazi dictatorship, including vocal opposition to Hitler's euthanasia program and genocidal persecution of the Jews. He was arrested in April 1943 by the Gestapo and imprisoned at Tegel prison for one and a half years. Later, he was transferred to Flossenbürg concentration camp.

Texts by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (11)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
By gracious powers so wonderfully shelteredDietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) (Author)English17
In boundless mercy God has calledDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)2
Men go to God when they are sore besteadDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)English2
Men go to God when they are sorely placedDietrich Bonhoeffer, 1906 - 1945 (Author)English5
ReadingsDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)English2
PrayersDietrich Bonhoeffer ()English3
People draw near to God in their distressDietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) (Author)1
Przez dobrą moc Twą Panie, otoczonyDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)Polish2
Von guten Mächten treu und still umgebenDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)German3
We turn to God when, we are sorely pressedDietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)English4
We're steadfastly protected by Your power (Von guten Mächten treu und still umgeben)Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Author)English, German2

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