“False composure,” in this American Crisis

For the past many weeks, I've been working my way through Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s “Letters and Papers from Prison,” a book of correspondence, prayers and philosophical probings, written by the German theologian while locked in a Nazi prison during World War II. Bonhoeffer's story is remarkable, the stuff of legend and honest-to-God martyrdom (his biography, which is … Continue reading “False composure,” in this American Crisis