By Oswald Sobrino, J.D.; M.A. (Econ.); M.A. (Theo.); M.L. (Master of Latin), doctoral student, University of Florida.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Easter Message: Remembering Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich BonhoefferImage via Wikipedia
Here is the link with an excerpt below:


How is it that one man [Hitler] slunk to his death defeated and is today despised by the whole world, while another man [Dietrich Bonhoeffer] went to his death with God's peace, and is today everywhere hailed as a hero, as one of the few Germans with the courage to see what was happening and to speak against it and act against it, even at the cost of his own life?
There's much to say by way of an answer, but since the Easter season is upon us, let's start there.
Bonhoeffer believed the Easter story. He actually believed the extraordinary story of God's coming to Earth and dying and then rising from the dead to defeat death forever. He believed that because this was true, he need never fear death. All he needed to worry about was doing the right thing and trusting God with the results. And that he did.

Read more: 
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/04/20/man-defeated-adolf-hitler/#ixzz1KBDSStND