Taking Every Thought Captive

Recently I began reading Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas.[1] Thus far my reading has proven beneficial. As I read over the next few weeks I hope to share a few gleanings with you. Today’s post concerns the issue of genuine love, which was one of Bonhoeffer’s greatest characteristics during his stay in Berlin. It was because of his love for Christ and people that Bonhoeffer had an effective ministry.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Brief Overview

On February 4, 1906, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born the fourth and youngest son to Karl and Paula Bonhoeffer. Dietrich was born only ten minutes before his twin sister, Sabine, who he would be closest to. His father, Karl, held the chair in psychiatry and neurology at the university in Breslau.[2] One of his earliest recorded theological musings occurred when Dietrich was about four years old. He asked his mother…

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