TITLE

BONHOEFFER TODAY

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec2006, Issue 168, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer's view of church and state and applies it to contemporary times. According to the author, Bonhoeffer's decision to oppose Hitler's regime was based on his conviction of separation between the Church and civil government. The author argues that the Church's mission is to proclaim, not to govern.
ACCESSION #
23181015

 

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