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Silencing Speech, Speaking in Tongues: Bonhoeffer and the Beginning of Theology

“Teaching about Christ begins in silence.”  D. Bonhoeffer Bonhoeffer begins his lectures–transcribed and formed into the book Christ the Center–with these words on the silent beginning of theology.  It’s a complicated opening. The silence that precedes “teaching about Christ” cannot … Continue reading

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