Lecture on Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Posted on December 28, 2015 by PLT Staff

Lecture given by Charles Marsh about his book, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, at Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee. Marsh reads passages from the newly-published book, offers a brief timeline of Bonhoeffer’s life, and reflects on the writing process and milestones of creating Strange Glory. The lecture begins at the 4:00 minute mark. For a listing of all our Occasional Lectures, click here.

Excerpt: “In the decades since he was executed on the morning of April 9, 1945, in the concentration camp of Flossenbuerg on the direct orders of Hitler for the high crime of treason, Bonhoeffer, as you know, has become one of the most influential and important religious thinkers in the modern era. No other Christian thinker, with perhaps the exception of the company of Dr. King, crosses so many boundaries and crosses so many borders…. No other Christian thinker I know brings so many different people together in conversation.”

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  • Date Recorded:May 8, 2014
  • Location Recorded:Nashville, TN
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