Quotes from Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship: Introduction

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor executed for his involvement in a plot to kill Hitler, is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of modern time. But theologians are often lengthy, esoteric, and complex … not always the easiest to understand. What follows are eight quotes from Bonhoeffer’s “Introduction” to his 1937 classic The Cost … More Quotes from Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship: Introduction

The Pastor Murdered for Plotting to Kill Hitler

At age 39, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed — in a Nazi concentration camp — for his role in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. But Bonhoeffer wasn’t a soldier or a war hero. He wasn’t a brooding, intense Tom Cruise character from a Hollywood movie. He wasn’t a dark and troubled antihero. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a … More The Pastor Murdered for Plotting to Kill Hitler