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Relating to the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran theologian known for The Cost of Discipleship

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What is the origin of “cruciform theodicy”?

The philosophical Problem of evil concerns the existence of evil, specifically how it can be that evil exists in the world even though God is said to be both omnipotent (all powerful) and ...
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How is praying understood within the “Death of God” theology?

Theologians like Hamilton and Altizer defend a "secular Theology" that tries to banish the Deus ex machina of traditional Theism. So far so good, but how does one pray before God etsi Deus non ...
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How does Dietrich Bonhoeffer's theology relate to salvation by faith alone?

Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor. However, in his book, "The Cost of discipleship", he refers to this term called "cheap grace", just to give a quote: Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness ...
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Does Dietrich Bonhoeffer fit the requirements to be declared an official martyr?

I'm wondering what the Roman Catholic church stance is on this man and whether they will ever declare him a martyr? I'm guessing he is too protestant to ever have any recognition in the Catholic ...
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How can Dietrich Bonhoeffer's inclusion of non-Christians be explained theologically?

I remember seeing a documentary about the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. One scene that was very interesting revolved around his leading a worship service in a transport between prisons, for all the ...
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The Christology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I once heard a Reformed theologian critique Dietrich Bonhoeffer for his Christology, but it failed to stick with me because I have not (yet) read any Bonhoeffer and am not very familiar with recent ...