Category Archives: Bonhoeffer

The Boldly Intolerant God of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

There is absolutely no way for me to put into words the onslaught of contributing and relevant messages that have come my way since my re-reading of Bonhoeffer’s ‘Discipleship‘ began a short time ago. It seems every direction I turn … Continue reading

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How Bonhoeffer Saw the Grace of Luther

Of Martin Luther, Dietrich Bonhoeffer states, “Costly grace was given as a gift to Luther. It was grace, because it was water onto thirsty land, comfort for anxiety, liberation from the servitude of a self-chosen path, forgiveness of all sins. … Continue reading

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Dabbling With My Dilettante Mind

“Cheap Grace is the mortal enemy of our church. Our struggle today is for costly grace.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, ‘Discipleship’ Standing against the tyrannous atrocities of Hitler, Dietrich Bonhoeffer followed Jesus through the dark gallows to his death. Hanged for treason … Continue reading

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What Grace Has Become

Recent posts submitted by some of the skilled writers at WordPress (much unlike this dabbler) reminded me of a friend long since visited. His name is Dietrich Bonhoeffer and he resides in my personal library (you may think that’s a … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Doctrine

“Barth was the first theologian to begin the criticism of religion…but he set in its place the positivist doctrine of revelation which says in effect, ‘Take it or leave it’: Virgin Birth, Trinity or anything else, everything which is an … Continue reading

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