Victoria Barnett Lecture: Rereading Bonhoeffer in History

4:00 pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018
213 Bay State Road, 4th Floor, River Room
The subject of numerous books and films, the German theologian and resistance figure Dietrich Bonhoeffer is widely viewed as an iconic symbol of Christian resistance against National Socialism. Bonhoeffer expert Victoria Barnett, the director of the Holocaust Memorial Museum Programs on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust, will explore how recent research offers some provocative new insights into Bonhoeffer’s significance on the historical stage. Co-sponsored with the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies Program