14 2017

Luther, Anti-Semitism, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer; HMMSA

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Luther, Anti-Semitism, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer:         

a reflection on the legacy of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation                      

Lecture by Claire Hein Blanton

November 14, 2017  6:30pm

Claire Hein Blanton is a doctoral student in Ethics and Systematic  Theology at the University of Aberdeen. She holds a BA in History from Rice University and a Master’s of Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies from Baylor University’s Truett Seminary.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and key founding member of the Confessing Church, a movement within German Protestantism during Nazi Germany, that arose in opposition to government-sponsored efforts to unify all Protestant churches into a single pro-Nazi Protestant Reich Church. Arrested in 1943 by the Gestapo, Bonhoeffer was executed by hanging.


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