In 1928, Dietrich Bonhoeffer spent the year in Barcelona to pastor a church in a German community. Wherever, he went, he enjoyed the culture. Barcelona was no exception. He went to bullfights. In a letter to his sister Sabine, he wrote with astonishment…

“…how much more cold-bloodedly I viewed the whole thing the second time than the first, and I must say that I can indeed sense from a distance that there is a allure to the whole thing that allows it to become a passion for some”

(Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas, 75).