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A19-119 Theme: Bonhoeffer and the Reformation John W. Matthews, Grace Lutheran Church, Apple Valley, MN, Presiding Saturday - 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Convention Center-214C (2nd Level - West) In anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017, papers in this session explore the...
Reading Bonhoeffer for the Life of the Church’ will gather people interested in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, both scholarly specialists and church practitioners. The plenary papers will offer close readings of Bonhoeffer’s texts but with applied, church related questions in mind. We are seeking a fresh...
Review of Paul O. Bischoff, The Secular Church, 2015; 120 pages The Secular Church is a study of the predicament of the contemporary Christian churches, guided by Bonhoeffer´s ecclesiological insights drawn from the implications of his Chalcedonian Christology. Two other main theological sources...
Early Career German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network The Bonhoeffer Chair in Theology and Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York, is pleased to announce a new research project: Early Career German-American Bonhoeffer Research Network, funded by the German Federal Government. Beginning...
Two scholars join Pastor Evan McClanahan for an in-depth consideration of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor, theologian, spy an opponent of the Nazis. Dr. Richard Weikart and Dr. Victoria Barnett look at the ways Bonhoeffer is a product of his era and why he continues to speak to Christians...
Australasian Bonhoeffer Conference You are invited to Sydney, Australia, for our annual Bonhoeffer Conference in September 2016. “The 12th annual Bonhoeffer conference continues to be an important contributor to ongoing interest in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer as well as providing a focus...
The Rest of the Story: Bonhoeffer and Women Diane Reynolds discusses her new book,The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Eugene, OR.: Wipf and Stock, 2016). Q. What is this book about? It’s a biography that focuses on the women in the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Q. Why did you write it? I went to...

Your Annual IBS Dinner Invitation!

The 2016 Annual IBS Dinner will be held the evening of Saturday, November 19 (Cheese and fruit bar at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.) at University Presbyterian Church, 3000 Bushnell Ave., San Antonio, TX. The cost is $36. The dinner is buffet style with a Tex-Mex theme. A vegetarian option is available. 

Students may accompany society members as guests for no charge. A program will follow the dinner at 7:30 p.m. To purchase your reservation, either use the PayPal button below or send a check made out to the International Bonhoeffer Society to our treasurer Mark Randall, 15917 NE Union Rd., Unit 103, Ridgfield, WA, 98642. Questions about the dinner may be directed to Alice Bond at alice.bond@att.net.

Did Bonhoeffer Really Say?

Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.

Warren Throckmorton investigates the legitimacy of this juicy quote attributed to Bonhoeffer. Check out his interesting blog entry at Patheos HERE

 
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