Theological-Political Resistance. The Role of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans-Bernd von Haeften in the German Resistance against Hitler

Ralf Retter

ISBN 978-3-8325-2096-0
112 pages, year of publication: 2008
price: 17.00 €
It is still controversial what motives and goals the German resistance against Hitler had. This book focuses on two outstanding resistance fighters who acted on the borders between the opposition of the Protestant Church and the political resistance - Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the diplomat Hans-Bernd von Haeften. It outlines their motives for opposing Hitler and their decision to join the plot to assassinate him.

This book reveals many similarities between Bonhoeffer and von Haeften, who gave their lives for their convictions, and underlines their significance in the resistance movement. Their resistance constitutes a shining example of responsible action, courage and faith.

Table of contents (PDF)


  • Widerstand
  • Nationalsozialismus
  • Bekennende Kirche
  • Kreisauer Kreis
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer


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