9 April 1945 Dietrich Bonhoeffer executed #otdimjh

Don’t compromise your principles!

On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

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Who stands firm? Only the one for whom the final standard is not his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all these, when in faith and sole allegiance to God he is called to obedient and responsible action: the responsible person, whose life will be nothing but an answer to God’s question and call. (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

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From the Jewish Virtual Library

Protestant theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer stands out among the Christian leaders during the Nazi era, for he was one of the few to actively resist the racist actions of the Nazi regime. In addition to his legacy of courageous opposition to Nazism, Bonhoeffer’s theological writings are still widely read in Christian communities throughout the world.

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Education

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was the sixth child of Karl and…

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