Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy - Chapters 17, 18 and 19 Summary & Analysis

Eric Metaxas
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Chapters 17, 18 and 19 Summary and Analysis

"The Road to Zingst and Finkenwalde"

After Fano, and while continuing his work in London, Bonhoeffer began formulating plans to establish and lead a seminary to train young pastors in the ways of the new Confessing Church. In an effort to stall the Church's momentum, Heckel asked one of Bonhoeffer's fellow students in Berlin to distribute a letter advising against support of the Confessing Church. When Bonhoeffer got hold of the letter, he and his former friend engaged in an intense, very frank correspondence, which resulted in neither of them changing their minds. It did, the author contends, increase Bonhoeffer's resolve to establish his seminary.

"Zingst and Finkenwalde"

Shortly after leaving London, Bonhoeffer returned to Germany, where he established his seminary first in Zingst, a location by the sea. There they were joined by twenty-three ordinands, one of whom...

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