Our Work – Seeking Prophetic Witness

Our Work – Seeking Prophetic Witness  Ephesians 4:11 reminds us that God raises up prophets and teachers among us. These extraordinary individuals reflect Bonhoeffer’s deep spirituality, perceptive nature, and intellectual prowess. Through our work over the past several years, The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute has been graced to find ourselves in the company of even a…

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Our Mission in Action – Finding Common Cause

Our Mission in Action – Finding Common Cause Dietrich with students at Finkenwalde. Acting with ethical courage has consequences, an often unfortunate and unintentional one being loneliness. As Jesus alluded to when he preached how the broad, well-traveled road that leads to destruction and the narrow road that leads to life, those who act with…

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Our Approach to Bonhoeffer

Our Approach to Bonhoefferian Ethics The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute president, Rev. Rob Schenck, often says that to know our namesake as a morally courageous martyr is to know only a small fraction of him. Bonhoeffer was a resister of Nazism, an opponent of politicized religion, and an advocate for Jews and other oppressed peoples in…

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