Theological Reflection

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German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) in a 1924 photograph. Photo credit: bpk Bildagentur / Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin / Art Resource, NY.  Illustration by Jessamyn Rubio

Why is Dietrich Bonhoeffer relevant today?

German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer has been claimed by Christians across the theological spectrum. What makes Bonhoeffer such a powerful voice for American Christians? In these short essays, five theologians consider Bonhoeffer’s message for Christians today.

Mona Siddiqui joined the faculty of Edinburgh’s Divinity School in 2011 as the first Muslim to hold a chair in Islamic and interreligious studies. Photo courtesy of Mona Siddiqui

Mona Siddiqui: Gratitude in Christianity and Islam

They focus on different aspects, but both religious traditions promote practices of gratitude and thanksgiving, says a scholar of Islamic and interreligious studies at the University of Edinburgh.