Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In the Midst of Wickedness

by Geoff Benge, Janet Benge
Publisher: YWAM Publishing
Trade Paperback, 208 pages
List Price: $11.99 Sale Price: $10.19

Historical Setting: Germany (1906-1945)

As Dietrich sang the German national anthem, he contemplated the devastation Hitler and the Nazis were perpetrating on Europe. Dietrich would do whatever he could to stop them, even if it meant pulling the trigger on the führer himself. He had thought about it from every angle, and his conscience was clear.

Born into a loving family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer pursued a life as a pastor, teacher, theologian—and spy. He spoke out about the trouble in Germany when Adolph Hitler came to power, urging the Christian church to rescue disparaged people groups and resist Hitler’s evil empire.

Accused of being a troublemaker, Dietrich continued on fearlessly in the midst of wickedness. His work as a spy in the German resistance and participation in a plot to assassinate Hitler led to imprisonment and eventual execution. But the lesson of his life story remains: “Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” (1906-1945)

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  A Biography of Someone Who Died Young
Keagen of Washougal, 8/30/2016
This book has a lot of useful information for anyone who is interested in WWII. Other than that, I would not read it. I found it rather boring. I know lots of people who like it, but I don't. It skips from like a story to like a textbook a lot.