Dietrich Bonhoeffer


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Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(1906–1945) Christian German Lutheran pastor, theologian

"Silence in the case of evil is itself evil."  


"If there is no element of asceticism in our lives, if we give free rein to the desires of the flesh…we shall find it hard to train for the service of Christ."
~ The Cost of Discipleship (New York: McMillan, 1963), p. 188.