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Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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michael


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25-06-2013 09:37 AM

In the latest edition of the Forest Hill Society newsletter is an excellent article about Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It is now available on the website:
http://www.foresthillsociety.com/2013/06...-hill.html

Just a taster:

Quote:
Bonhoeffer’s immediate duties as a pastor in Forest Hill did not lead to a retreat from the struggle with Nazism. He fought virulently to ensure that the German congregations in Britain were kept free from Nazi control. He also campaigned with his comrades in the struggle back home – firing off countless telegrams, and spending many hours on the telephone. All his telephone calls were made at the Forest Hill Post Office. It is recorded that the staff at the PO took pity on the friendly and polite young German when they saw his astronomical phone-bill, and gave him a 50% discount as a good will gesture.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer - michael - 25-06-2013 09:37 AM
RE: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Baboonery - 27-06-2013, 12:04 PM
RE: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - oryx - 01-07-2013, 10:42 PM
RE: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - michael - 16-09-2014, 08:55 AM
RE: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - upthehill - 16-09-2014, 12:01 PM
RE: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - michael - 27-09-2018, 04:28 PM