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Bonhoeffer in South Africa: Role model and prophet

PGJ Meiring
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 28, No 1 | a101 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v28i1.101 | © 2007 PGJ Meiring | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 September 2007 | Published: 17 November 2007

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer , arguably more than any other European theologian, influenced the way in which South African Christians, clergy and laity alike, have come to see their role in the struggle against apartheid. In his article the author describes the manner in which the German theologian was accepted as a role model by
many, and evaluates his influence


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