Wisdom from Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer shares a nugget of wisdom in his Papers and Letters from Prison. The proper way to view other human beings is through a particular lens colored by humility, self-awareness and compassion. See what he has to see about the matter. The man who despises another will never be able to make anything of him. Nothing […]

Contaminated By Responsible Action

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a theologian positioned in a challenging historical situation. As a Christ-follower, pastor and professor he wrestled with the dynamic of Hitler’s dictatorship and the terror of the Holocaust. What must a responsible disciple of Christ do in such an impossible context? Many turned a blind eye to the situation and plugged their ears. […]

Who am I?

This is a poem by Dietrich Bonhoeffer written while he was imprisoned in Germany. I find it challenging and refreshing. Who am I? They often tell me I would step from my cell’s confinement calmly, cheerfully, firmly, like a squire from his country-house. Who am I? They often tell me I would talk to my […]