Grace in Hitler’s Germany

Jonathan Doering considers Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer with students, 1932 | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘We must learn to regard people… more in the light of what they suffer.’ These words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor and theologian who died at the hands of the Nazis, first appear somewhat morally forbidding. However, Friends who find Bonhoeffer’s legacy over-facing, or who do not identify themselves as Christian, may still find cause for thought and reflection here.

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