The Life and Thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

EMT2532HF  L0101
Offered in Summer 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is an exploration of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) and an examination of his select writings. The course investigates the wider socio-political and theological contexts of Germany’s Weimar Republic, the ascendency of Hitler and Nazism, the Confessing Church, and the covert resistance to Hitler that Bonhoeffer later joined. The course also asks how these realities, together with Bonhoeffer’s writings, inform our 21st-Century North American context of Christian existence. Lectures, discussions. Seminar presentation, multiple choice exam, research paper.  This course counts as a designated elective in Theology or an open elective.

Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, 19:00 to 21:00 · Begins: 05/21 · Ends: 06/27
Schedule Notes: Last day to register: May 10 / last day to drop: May 30 / last day to pay: May 17
Instructors: Jeff Nowers
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 10
Additional Notes: This course was previously taught under course code TRT2532HF.  Students who have taken TRT2532HF should not enrol in this course.

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