Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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>dear Sir, Greetings from Pune, India. My name is ****, a final year student of Union Biblical Seminary (UBS) in India. UBS is known to be one of the leading Evangelical Seminaries in India. Let me go straight to the point.

I have come across, and read your articles on your website on the Internet. Thank you for all that information and article. This year, as part of my course requirement, I am doing a research on the Life and works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Your website trememdously helpful to me. I would be grateful if you could kindly help me get some more material online, or maybe some of your own writings on Bonhoeffer or the holocast. I find Bonhoeffer to have tremendous relevance for todays world.

I strongly believe that Bonhoeffer's voice is getting more prominant even in a country like India where major political parties who endorse Hitler's actions are gaining prominance. Hard trials await Christians in India. Although I am not part of the mainstream Indian Country, I do feel Bonhoeffer's voice should be heeded by Christians in India.

I shall be grateful if you can help me. The only language I can read is English. That's all. Thank you.

Harry W. Mazal OBE answers:

Thank you for your recent request for information.

I am one of the volunteers at the Holocaust History Project that responds to questions from our readers. It is possible that you will receive other answers from my colleagues.

There is an enormous amount of information available on the Internet regarding Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Some examples follow.

1) An incisive essay by:

"Todd A. Kappelman is a field associate with Probe Ministries. He is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University (B.A. and M.A.B.S., religion and Greek), and the University of Dallas (M.A., philosophy/humanities). Currently he is pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Dallas. He has served as assistant director of the Trinity Institute, a study center devoted to Christian thought and inquiry. He has been the managing editor of The Antithesis, a bi-monthly publication devoted to the critique of foreign and independent film. His central area of expertise is Continental philosophy (especially nineteenth and twentieth century) and postmodern thought."

can be found at: http://www.probe.org/docs/bonhoeffer.html

2) A complete biography by Victoria Barnett can be seen at:

http://www.thesumners.com/bonhoeffer/life.html

3) Links to a number of sites about Bonhoeffer may be seen at: http://www.thesumners.com/bonhoeffer/links.html

4) A web site dedicated exclusively to Bonhoeffer is available at: http://www.dbonhoeffer.org/

I hope that this information helps you in your research.

Yours sincerely,

Harry W. Mazal OBE Please visit:

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