‘Bonhoeffer’: A Legacy of Faith and Resistance for Our World Today

The Alternative Seminary
9:30-11:30 AM, Saturday, Feb. 17
Project HOME, Philadelphia, Pa

Bonhoeffer is a 93-minute documentary film that tells the dramatic story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to the Nazi regime. Bonhoeffer openly challenged the church to stand with the Jews, and eventually joined his family in a plot to kill Hitler. His books—Cost of Discipleship, Letters and Papers from Prison, and Ethics—have had an enormous influence on people of faith and conscience seeking to live with integrity in a world of evil and oppression. We will view the film together and discuss its relevance to our life of faith and witness, with very particular emphasis on the current political realities under the Trump administration and a world endangered by climate change, increasing wealth inequities, and violence. Join us for this important time of reflection and discernment. A light breakfast will be served. A $10 donation is requested to cover costs (though if you can’t pay, please feel free to come anyway!).

See the Facebook posting here.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Will O’Brien at 215-842-1790 or willobrien59@gmail.com by February 13. For more information on The Alternative Seminary, see www.alternativeseminary.net.

 

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