Friday, April 9, 2010

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy – Justin Taylor

65 years ago today Dietrich Bonhoeffer was hanged to death—stripped naked and strangled by a thin wire at Flossenbürg concentration camp. Three weeks later the Soviets would capture Berlin and Hitler would commit suicide. Three months later the Allies would assume control of Germany. Continue>>

Here is the final scene from the movie Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, depicting his execution:

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