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Project Bonhoeffer Conference 2019

Press Release- Upcoming Conference on October the 26th Project Bonhoeffer is proud to announce to its followers, friends and partners that this years Conference, scheduled at the St Georges Conference Centre, Leeds, on October the 26th will be centred around “Faith in Our Democracy Today”. “Centring the conference around topical issues has been a tradition …

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WE MUST REMEMBER THAT JESUS TOO WAS A REFUGEE

This is a synopsis of the keynote address given by Professor Esther Reed [University of Exeter] at our “Faith and Frontiers” Conference on 05 November 2016. It is important to recall, as Bonhoeffer undoubtedly did, that Jesus and his family crossed borders to seek refuge in Egypt from Herod’s massacre of the innocents. Since the …

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“Becoming Simple and Wise; Moral Discernment in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Vision of Christian Ethics” by Joshua A Kaiser – a review

The best way to read “becoming Simple and Wise”, a scholarly book of subtly developed distinctions based on a doctoral thesis, is to take it personally. Kaiser proposes that in his life and works Dietrich Bonhoeffer is trying to understand how can I as  a Christian understand God’s will for me. It can’t be as …

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Staying Awake in Gethsemane – Bonhoeffer today

In an essay entitled “Bonheffer’s Christological Take on Vocation” Lori Brandt Hale writes “In July 1944, one day after the conspiracy’s failed attempt on Hitler’s life( but unbeknown to Bonhoeffer) Dietrich wrote an important letter to his friend and confidant Eberhard Bethge : “Later on I discovered , and am still discovering to this day …

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Ulrich Lincoln – The Perception of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Germany

The first address at the 2014 Project Bonhoeffer Conference was by Ulrich Lincoln, a Lutheran Pastor working in London. We reproduce here the introduction to his talk and make the full text available as a PDF download. My name is Ulrich Lincoln, I am currently pastor at the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Church in Forest Hill in …

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Ulrich Lincoln: “The relevance of Bonhoeffer in today’s Europe”

At the end of his fascinating presentation at our Bonhoeffer Day conference last year in Birmingham in which he described the on-going impact of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life and ideas on the German churches and society since his execution in 1945, Pastor Ulrich Lincoln had this to say about some important ways in which Bonhoeffer’s thinking …

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