What would Bonhoeffer do? Praying and fasting for peace


Christian Life

Evert van Vlastuin, CNE.news

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2nd from the right) shortly after his arrest in the prison Berlin-Tegel. Photo EPD-Bild

For many Christians, serving under arms is an honour. You defend your country and people, and that is a good thing. But the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer questioned this. As soon as you kill other Christians, the armoury brings dishonour.