The Life, Works, Influence and Death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

By Tom Greggs in March 2011

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Runtime: 26 mins

Tom Greggs discusses how Bonhoeffer's theology shaped his life and created incredible inner searching during the 2nd World War as he smuggled Jews out of Germany and opposed Hitler's regime.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Protestant theologian. His opposition to Hitler led to his imprisonment and eventual execution. His famous book The Cost of Discipleship warns against 'cheap grace' and through his writing and experience he developed an understanding of Christology as God suffering in and with the world, and urged the church to do likewise.

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Produced in March 2011. Provisional captions.



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