By Michael P. DeJonge
In Dietrich Bonhoefferas writings, Martin Luther is ubiquitous. Too usually, in spite of the fact that, Bonhoefferas Lutheranism has been put aside with less argumentative paintings than is acceptable in gentle of his sustained engagement with Luther. for this reason, Luther is still a mostly untouched hermeneutic key in Bonhoeffer interpretation. In 'Bonhoeffer's Reception of Luther', Michael P. DeJonge offers Bonhoeffer's Lutheran theology of justification keen on the interpersonal presence of Christ in observe, sacrament, and church. The bridge among this theology and Bonhoefferas ethical-political reflections is his two-kingdoms considering. Arguing that the frequent failure to attach Bonhoeffer with the Lutheran two-kingdoms culture has awarded a significant trouble in interpretation, DeJonge exhibits how this custom informs Bonhoeffer's reflections on struggle and peace, in addition to his figuring out of resistance to political authority. In all of this, DeJonge argues that an appreciation of Luther's ubiquity in Bonhoeffer's corpus sheds mild on his pondering, lends it coherence, and is sensible of in a different way tough interpretive difficulties. 0What may well differently look as disparate, even contradictory moments or subject matters in Bonhoeffer's theology can frequently be learn by way of a constant dedication to a uncomplicated Lutheran theological framework deployed in line with dramatically altering circumstances. Read more...
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15 “Conscience,’ for Holl, epitomizes the religious constitution of the ‘I’ by God in a contradictory conﬂict of the conscience,” Assel, Der andere Aufbruch, 140. Bonhoeffer faithfully represents Holl’s position when he writes that, for Holl, the conscience is the “place where God attests himself ” and “the place from which the human being understands himself and at the same time the place where his unity is founded,” “Inaugural Lecture,” DBWE 10:400. 16 Karl Holl, “Augustins innere Entwicklung,” in Der Westen, vol.
But any attempt to think from the self ends in isolation within the self. ”106 According to Bonhoeffer’s analysis, this reﬂective, self-enclosed character of fallen thinking is especially on display in the conscience. In conscience, too, the self pretends to encounter the other, be it the moral law or God’s word. ” Conscience is 103 It must be said that conscience also plays a role in redeemed humanity, but only after the sinful conscience dies and rises in Christ. Act and Being, DBWE 2:155–7; “Dogmatic Exercises on ‘Theological Anthropology,’ ” DBWE 12:230; “History and Good ,” DBWE 6:276–9.
Kohlhammer, 1938), 356–66. 31 “Inaugural Lecture,” DBWE 10:407. 11. See also, “Conscience,” DBWE 14:380. There Bonhoeffer accuses Holl of replacing Christ with the conscience. 33 “People of the children of God, ‘children of mercy’ (Luther): that is the self-understanding of the person in Christ, tempted here [hier angefochten] . . ,” “Inaugural Lecture,” DBWE 10:407. 34 CONSCIENCE AGAINST CONSCIENCE As background for Bonhoeffer’s critique of conscience, we can note a tension between Holl’s emphasis on God’s exclusive agency, as expressed in the doctrines of justiﬁcation and monergism, and his characterization of Luther’s life experience.