Remembering Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Birthday

On the left, Sister André. On the right, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Dear Friend of The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute, When a French nun, Sister André, the world’s oldest known person, died recently at the age of 118, time shrunk for me. A century and some years more feels so long ago, until it’s within one person’s lifetime.…

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Happy 116th Birthday Dietrich Bonhoeffer!

This week admirers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer will mark his 116th birthday. His birth date of February 4, 1906 sounds like the distant past, but in the scope of history, it’s really not so long ago. While Dietrich’s earthly life came prematurely to an end, some 77 years ago, he remains among us in so many ways.…

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