Film Enhances Appreciation for Bonhoeffer and World War II Resistance Movement

From its first few screenings, Come Before Winter is receiving accolades from a variety of viewers.   “Come Before Winter makes a major contribution to the Bonhoeffer legacy as it masterfully explores the tragic last chapter of the young theologian’s life.” — Martin Doblmeier, award-winning filmmaker   “Bonhoeffer’s self-sacrificial goodness soars above the evil which succeeded only in…

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Gary Blount Shares Sampling of Bonhoeffer Quotes with Film Audiences

In the discussions before or after the screening of Come Before Winter, producer Gary Blount provides many quotes from Bonhoeffer’s writings to enrich the conversation. Here are a few samples.   “Cheap grace in the preaching of grace without requiring repentance…When Christ calls a man, He bids him come and die.” — Cost of Discipleship, 1937   “Only…

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