Tag Archive | Hitler

Writing to the Interests of the State

Writing to the Interests of the State

Shortly after Adolf Hitler took power in Germany in 1933 his Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, a vicious anti-Semite, assembled 300 Berlin journalists to instruct them on the Nazi’s new National Press Law. From that point on the journalists would have to be a licensed member of Goebbels’ newly formed Reichsverband der Deutschen Presse (press […]

Biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I’ve been interested in the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer ever since I read his Cost of Discipleship back in the eighties and now I’m finally reading his biography by Eric Metaxes. Most Christians know Bonhoeffer as a pastor, martyr and a prophet but little about him as a spy. In Bonhoeffer’s resistance to Hitler and […]