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Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s (1906-1945) Prescient Comments

While awaiting execution in April 1945,  member of the German Resistance to Hitler and religious thinker and Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer recorded a number of his thoughts in a work we now know as Letters and Papers from Prison. One of … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) on Stupidity

I like this Bonhoeffer quote which I think says something important about our current situation:

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‘Of Folly’ by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45)

Thanks to my friend John F for this excellent piece from Dietrich Bonhoeffer:  Folly is a more dangerous enemy to the good than evil. You can protest against evil, you can unmask it or prevent it by force. Evil always contains … Continue reading

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68th Anniversary of the Murder of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by the Nazis

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was hung by the Nazis 68 years ago today. To commemorate this anniversary, I am re-posting our blog about him:  We thought it was time for another of our Top Ten Conflict Tips, though as always they are … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Top Ten Conflict Tips

We thought it was time for another of our Top Ten Conflict Tips, though as always they are probably tips for life too. In this case, we have Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s (1906-1945) Top Ten Conflict Tips. He was a German Lutheran … Continue reading

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