Dietrich Bonhoeffer By: Alyssa Albornoz

Background Information:

When/Where- 04 February 1906 AD- Breslau, Silesia Providence, Prussia

Mom- Paula von Hase
Father- Karl Ludwing Bonhoeffer
Siblings-Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer (Brother) · Klaus Bonhoeffer (Brother) · Susanne Bonhoeffer (Sister) · Ursula Bonhoeffer (Sister) · Walter Bonhoeffer (Brother) · Christel Bonhoeffer (Sister) · Sabine Bonhoeffer (Twin Sister)
Childhood Experiences- He was homeschooled by his mother until the age of 6 or 7. Young Bonhoeffer was expected to follow his father's footsteps and become a psychiatrist, but he declared as a teenager he wants to be a pastor.
Educational Experiences- Union Theological Seminary, Humboldt, University of Berlin, University of Tubingen
Adult Experiences- He had no children. He was a pastor and a theologian.
When/Where Died: At age 39; 09 April 1945; Dorotheenstadt cemetery
Missionary Work/Experiences-
Dietrich Bonheoffer went into the mission field because of the Nazi's and the time of the world.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was completely against the Nazis.
He wrote "The Cost of Discipleship" which was written in 1937. It presented his thoughts on the neo-radical practices of Christianity in the background of the Nazi invasion of Germany.
As a legacy
He left behind a bunch of books for us to learn by.
Psalm 119:71
Trivia- This German Pastor is said to be involved in the assassination plans for Hitler.


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  • Sherman, Franklin. "Dietrich Bonhoeffer." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 14 Mar. 2017. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.
  • Pierard, Richard, Clifford Green, and F. Burton Nelson. "Dietrich Bonhoeffer." Christian History | Learn the History of Christianity & the Church. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.
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