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Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer

By Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer
A discussion about Bonhoeffer
-his life, times, and thought-
and how they relate today
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An Evangelical ICU Nurse's Account of Covid
In this episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck talks with Chrissy Odean RN, BSN who recently graduated from nursing school into the COVID-19 pandemic. Odean describes her experience as an ICU nurse considering the heightened stress environment of the pandemic and varying responses from Christians. Chrissy Odean is a second career nurse licensed in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She started a nursing career in the ICU and is now working in the cardiovascular pre/post-procedural area, after having served ten years in the non-profit sector with employment in the U.S., and overseas as a public health missionary. This episode is brought to you by The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute  -- Resources: TDBI on Twitter   TDBI on Facebook  TDBI on Instagram   CDC Guidelines
58:47
January 20, 2022
Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s "After Ten Years"
TDBI Senior Fellows read from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s 1943 letter, After Ten Years. Read “After Ten Years”: https://www.fortresspress.com/store/product/9781506433387/After-Ten-Years After Ten Years: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Our Times by Victoria J. Barnett copyright © 2017 Fortress Press. Posted by permission. No further transmission of this material allowed without written permission from Fortress Press.
46:23
December 31, 2021
Interview with Adam Taylor
In this podcast, TDBI President and Founder, Rev. Rob Schenck talks with Adam about his outstanding book, A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community, intriguing background, and work at Sojourners, a committed group of Christians who work together to live a gospel life that integrates spiritual renewal and social justice. -- Resources: TDBI on Twitter   TDBI on Facebook  TDBI on Instagram   Sojourners Homepage  A More Perfect Union Trailer Purchase A More Perfect Union  Rev. Adam Taylor on Twitter Rev. Adam Taylor on Facebook Rev. Adam Taylor on Instagram
59:10
December 21, 2021
Interview with Bishop Van Gayton
In this episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck talks with TDBI Senior Fellow, Bishop Van Gayton, about the significance of his Pentecostal tradition and how God’s calling has manifested in his life. Dr. Van Gayton has over 40 years of experience as a professor, pastor, and conference speaker, teaching and training students and leaders all over the world.  With a desire to educate and be educated, Dr. Gayton holds a number of Master and Doctorate degrees in Theology, most recently receiving a Doctor of Ministry from Reformed Theological Seminary.  He has taught subjects such as Philosophy of Religion at Jamestown Community College, The African American Religious Experience at the University at Buffalo. -- Resources: TDBI on Twitter  TDBI on Facebook  TDBI on Instagram   Purchase The Good News For Racism 
01:05:58
December 07, 2021
Mass: A conversation with Fran Kranz and Ann Dowd
In this special episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, TDBI’s President, Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck, and Executive Director, The Rev. Hope Christensen, sit down with “Mass” filmmaker, Fran Kranz, and renowned actor Ann Dowd to discuss their new, truth-telling film, “Mass.” The filmmaker and actor give us behind-the-scenes insight of decisions made on and off-set, and how they sought to communicate forgiveness, grief, and grace in such a tragic film. TDBI’s namesake, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, had a few things to say about forgiveness, grief, and grace. This conversation gets into the intersections of the virtues of our namesake and how they show up in tragedy. Fran Kranz tells us how he overcame the temptation of simplification that Dietrich Bonhoeffer warned us about – the temptation to label people as “good” or “bad” and miss the beautiful complexity that each human holds. -- “Mass” tells the story of two couples longing for understanding and connection. Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) meet in the basement of a small church to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Kranz’ writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger, and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind. This timely film is a powerful vision of loss, grief, and reconciliation. -- Resources: Mass Trailer  TDBI on Twitter   TDBI on Facebook TDBI on Instagram TDBI Fall Giving Campaign
30:24
October 26, 2021
Interview with Joel Looper
In this episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, TDBI Founder and President, Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck, introduces newly named Senior Fellow Dr. Joel Looper and his new book, Bonhoeffer's America: A Land without Reformation. As Coordinator for Shalom Mission Communities, a peace church fellowship near the southern border, Joel, his wife, Anali, and their new baby girl, Daniela Bea, are actively helping migrants, refugees, and immigrants, principally through Anali's practice as an immigration attorney. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Baylor University. This episode is brought to you by The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute. Links and Resources: Follow Dr. Looper on Twitter Buy Bonhoeffer's America: A Land without Reformation   Theopolitics – Substack by Joel Looper TDBI on Twitter TDBI on Facebook TDBI on Instagram
45:56
August 17, 2021
Long-Time Evangelical Leaders Leave Mega Church Post Over Trump Loyalty Oath
Long-Time Evangelical Leaders Leave Mega Church Post Over Trump Loyalty Oath
44:49
July 27, 2021
Interview with Tobias Cremer
Dr. Cremer specializes in religious nationalism, particularly western forms that include white supremacy, chauvinism, and Christian language, symbols, and monikers. He is working with colleagues at Oxford, Pembroke College, his alma mater, Cambridge, and numerous other institutions to address these issues. In this conversation with TDBI President, Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck, Dr. Cremer talks about his professional and personal pursuit of this violent movement and how it has manifested itself in the United States and beyond. This episode is brought to you by The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute Links and Resources: Follow Tobias Cremer on Twitter Faith, Nationalism, and the Future of Liberal Democracy TDBI on Twitter TDBI on Facebook TDBI on Instagram
59:01
July 21, 2021
Interview with Robert Ericksen Pt. 2
In these introductory episodes to TDBI's series on Christian Nationalism, President Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck talks with German church historian and Holocaust scholar Dr. Robert Ericksen of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington    Professor Ericksen is the author of several books on the German Church Struggle, including Theologians Under Hitler. In this special extended two-part conversation, Ericksen explains how and why Christians in the Nazi era embraced Hitler's Third Reich dictatorship and genocide against Jews, Roma, "homosexuals," and general political dissidents. Professor Ericksen broadens the lens used to examine this narrow time frame by bringing into context the present moment just enough to warn us of the ominous parallels between what happened in post-Weimar Germany and what we are experiencing in contemporary America.   This episode is brought to you by The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute Links and Resources:   Theologians Under Hitler Complicity in the Holocaust: Churches and Universities in Nazi Germany  TDBI on Twitter TDBI on Facebook TDBI on Instagram
50:52
July 07, 2021
Interview with Robert Ericksen Pt. 1
In these introductory episodes to TDBI's series on Christian Nationalism, President Rev. Dr. Rob Schenck talks with German church historian and Holocaust scholar Dr. Robert Ericksen of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Professor Ericksen is the author of several books on the German Church Struggle, including Theologians Under Hitler. In this special extended two-part conversation, Ericksen explains how and why Christians in the Nazi era embraced Hitler's Third Reich dictatorship and genocide against Jews, Roma, "homosexuals," and general political dissidents. Professor Ericksen broadens the lens used to examine this narrow time frame by bringing into context the present moment just enough to warn us of the ominous parallels between what happened in post-Weimar Germany and what we are experiencing in contemporary America.   This episode is brought to you by The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute. Links and Resources:    Theologians Under Hitler Complicity in the Holocaust: Churches and Universities in Nazi Germany TDBI on Twitter TDBI on Facebook TDBI on Instagram
01:00:06
July 07, 2021
Interview with Nikki Toyama-Szeto
RS and Nikki Toyama-Szeto discuss her life, The Japanese American Church and Christians for Social Action.
46:45
May 19, 2021
Interview With Shai Franklin
RS Talks with Jewish and Israel Relations Expert Shai Franklin.
01:07:53
May 06, 2021
Interview with David French
RS and christian conservative dissenter David French discuss the crisis of christian nationalism.
46:34
April 14, 2021
Interview with Dr. Stephen Plant
RS and Dr. Stephen Plant discuss Plant's unique contribution to DB scholarship; his book "Letters To London".
38:57
April 06, 2021
Interview with Rabbi Jack Moline
RS and Rabbi Jack Moline discuss the Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam and how it applies to the time we are living in now.
57:48
April 01, 2021
Interview With Connie Rice
RS and Connie Rice discuss CS Lewis and using fairy tales to tell spiritual stories.
50:51
March 18, 2021
Interview with Rabbi Shaul Praver
RS and Rabbi Shaul Praver discuss the Sandy Hook Shootings and the more recent appearance of The Proud Boys.
57:13
March 03, 2021
Interview with Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
RS and Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook discuss Bonhoeffer and the Black Church in Harlem.
41:41
February 25, 2021
Interview with Dr. Walter McCray
In response to increased awareness of racial violence, especially those acts perpetrated by authorities, toward black and brown people in the United States, TDBI presents this candid and important conversation between Rev. Rob Schenck and Dr. Walter McCray. 
01:01:58
February 18, 2021
Interview with Pastor Bob Melone
RS and Pastor Bob Melone discuss his new collection of Sermons titled "Sermons From the Days of Trump".
31:18
January 27, 2021
Interview with Dr. Victoria Barnett
TDBI president Rob Schenck discusses religious nationalism with renowned Bonhoeffer scholar and historian on the Nazi-era German Protestant Church, Dr. Victoria Barnett.
43:48
January 20, 2021
Interview with Dr. Matthew Rowley
RS and Dr. Matthew Rowley discuss his book "Trump and The Protestant Reaction to Make America Great Again" and the Protestant influence on Christianity in America.
01:00:30
January 11, 2021
Interview with Doug Pagitt
Schenck and Doug Pagitt explore the work Pagitt is doing with “Vote Common Good”. A non-partisan  organization meant to give Evangelicals an allowance to think a bit out of the normal when it comes to politics.
01:01:53
November 16, 2020
Interview with Dr. Mae Cannon
Rob Schenck and Dr. Mae Cannon discuss her life and books “Social Justice Handbook” and “Just Spirituality”.
45:39
September 14, 2020
Interview with Helio Fred Garcia
Rev. Schenck and Prof. Garcia discuss the choice name for his firm, Logos Consulting, his life and newest title “The Power of Incendiary Language and How To Confront It”.
01:06:21
August 31, 2020
Interview with Rev. Amanda Henderson
Rob Schenck and Rev. Amanda Henderson discuss her personal story, interfaith religion and her new book “Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times”.
44:32
July 27, 2020
Interview with Abe Bonowitz
Rev Schenck and Abe Bonowitz discuss the ethical questions around the death penalty.
35:25
July 20, 2020
The Spiritual Danger of Donald Trump: An interview with Dr. Ron Sider
Rev. Schenck discusses with Dr. Ron Sider his book; The Spiritual Danger of Donald Trump
37:60
July 06, 2020
Interview with Dr. Reggie Williams
Rev. Rob Schenck talks with Dr. Reggie Williams about Bonhoeffer's Harlem experience and his connection to the Abyssinian Baptist Church. 
33:38
June 22, 2020
Interview with Dr. Mike Austin
Interview with Dr. Mike Austin
27:09
May 11, 2020
Interview with Laura Fabrycky
Interview with Laura Fabrycky
39:38
May 04, 2020
Interview with Donna Claycomb-Sokol
Interview with Donna Claycomb-Sokol
36:35
April 27, 2020
Interview With Tim Mallard
Listen to this intriguing interview with TDBI Senior Fellow and U.S. Army Chaplain, Col. Timothy Mallard
30:02
March 06, 2020
Interview with Rev. Al Staggs.
Interview with Rev. Al Staggs.
25:51
February 28, 2020
Interview with Joel Edward Goza: Pastor, Writer, Speaker, and Advocate
Rev. Rob Schenck talks with Joel Edward Goza about his new book, America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics.
33:35
February 21, 2020
Episode 31 - Interview with Paul Alan McAllister, Founder and President of Global Leaders In Unity and Evolvement
In this new episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, recorded at the Christian Unity Conference in Hampton, VA, Rev. Rob Schenck talks with Paul Alan McAllister about the real need for racial, ethnic, and Gospel unity in the Christian church in the United States.
29:10
February 07, 2020
Episode 30 - Interview with Dr. John Fea, author of “Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Trump”.
In this new episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, Rev. Rob Schenck talks to Dr. John Fea regarding his book, “Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Trump.” As an evangelical, Dr. Fea tells why it is important to learn from history, and to see why the path that American evangelicals have taken is a dangerous road -- both for the witness of the Gospel and for the trajectory of the role of faith in public life.
41:28
January 31, 2020
Episode 29 - Fully Protected Bible Study Podcast
In this episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, Rev. Rob Schenck talks about the need of looking at America’s gun violence issue from the lens of Scripture and the example of Christ, and details out why the Fully Protected Bible Study (a downloadable FREE resource) is much needed in the Christian community today.
14:59
January 24, 2020
Episode 28 - My Bonhoeffer Testimony
In this new episode of Schenck Talks Bonhoeffer, Rev. Schenck shares how World War II-era pastor, Hitler resister, and martyr, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, revolutionized his Christian walk and brought him back to the Christ-centric purity of the Gospel message.
26:19
January 09, 2020
Episode 27 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 3
Episode 27 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 3
01:00:19
January 04, 2020
Episode 26 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 2
Episode 26 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 2
35:01
January 04, 2020
Episode 25 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 1
Episode 25 - The Story Behind The Rabbi at Sandy Hook: Part 1
39:41
January 04, 2020
Episode 24 - What's Gone Wrong with American Evangelicalism?
Episode 24 - What's Gone Wrong with American Evangelicalism?
25:48
January 04, 2020
Episode 23 - Special Episode with Rev. Rob Schenck: The Gospel and Guns
Episode 23 - Special Episode with Rev. Rob Schenck: The Gospel and Guns
26:47
January 04, 2020
Episode 22 - Special Guest: Dr. Ron Sider
Episode 22 - Special Guest: Dr. Ron Sider
34:50
January 04, 2020
Episode 21 - A Book Talk at Temple Sinai in Washington DC.
Episode 21 - A Book Talk at Temple Sinai in Washington DC.
16:49
January 04, 2020
Episode 20 - Special Guest: Rev. Jim Wallis
Episode 20 - Special Guest: Rev. Jim Wallis
32:52
January 04, 2020
Episode 19 - Special Guest: Dr. Robert Ericksen
Episode 19 - Special Guest: Dr. Robert Ericksen
52:15
January 04, 2020
Episode 18- The Politicization of Religion
Episode 18- The Politicization of Religion
22:10
January 04, 2020
Episode 17 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 4
Episode 17 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 4
27:26
January 04, 2020
Episode 16 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 3
Episode 16 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 3
31:43
January 04, 2020
Episode 15 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 2
Episode 15 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 2
19:02
January 04, 2020
Episode 14 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 1
Episode 14 - 49th Annual Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and Churches: Part 1
34:20
January 04, 2020
Episode 12 - Bonhoeffer and Guns: Part 2
Episode 12 - Bonhoeffer and Guns: Part 2
26:37
January 04, 2020
Episode 11 - Bonhoeffer and Guns: Part 1
Episode 11 - Bonhoeffer and Guns: Part 1
23:42
January 04, 2020
Episode 10 - Trailblazers: Powerful Women
Episode 10 - Trailblazers: Powerful Women
25:33
January 04, 2020
Episode 9 - The Church in Germany and The Third Reich
Episode 9 - The Church in Germany and The Third Reich
36:26
January 04, 2020
Episode 8 - AFTER TEN YEARS: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Read by Rev. Rob Schenck
Episode 8 - AFTER TEN YEARS: Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Read by Rev. Rob Schenck
57:07
January 04, 2020
Episode 7: The Backdrop to Bonhoeffer - A conversation with Vicki Barnett
Episode 7: The Backdrop to Bonhoeffer - A conversation with Vicki Barnett
23:33
January 04, 2020
Episode 6 - Special Guest: Bonhoeffer Scholar, Dr. Stephen Haynes
Episode 6 - Special Guest: Bonhoeffer Scholar, Dr. Stephen Haynes
23:43
January 04, 2020
Episode 5 - Getting To Know Bonhoeffer's Thoughts
Episode 5 - Getting To Know Bonhoeffer's Thoughts
24:15
January 04, 2020
Episode 4 - Getting To Know Bonhoeffer's Spirituality
Episode 4 - Getting To Know Bonhoeffer's Spirituality
23:46
January 04, 2020
Episode 3 - Bonhoeffer Biographies
Episode 3 - Bonhoeffer Biographies
25:06
January 04, 2020
Episode 2 - Bonhoeffer In New York
Episode 2 - Bonhoeffer In New York
19:06
January 04, 2020
Episode 1 - Introducing Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Introducing Dietrich Bonhoeffer
28:23
January 04, 2020