The Catholic Context in Bonhoeffer's Lifetime

Donald J. Dietrich


Delivered during a panel discussion entitled "Bonhoeffer's Context: The Churches' Responses to Nazism" during the conference Dietrich Bonhoeffer for Our Times: Jewish and Christian Perspectives, cosponsored by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Hebrew College, and Andover-Newton Theological School, September 17, 2006. The essay discusses the lack of resistance by the Catholic Church in general and, with some exceptions, by Catholic theologians in particular.


Holocaust; Catholic Church

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