Aims & Objectives

The aims and objectives of the centre are:

  • To provide opportunities for research, prayer and exchange for people world-wide interested in Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
  • To archive the international research material on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and to develop a library accordingly.
  • To deepen our own research on Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
  • To expand research about Bonhoeffer's time in London and the German Protestant community in the 1930s.
  • To publish the series ‘Dietrich Bonhoeffer Studies'.
  • To initiate projects in relation to Bonhoeffer.
  • To develop a website, which will present the different activities, both local as well as on an international level.
  • To open up the centre of Dietrich Bonhoeffer documentation for scholars and people world-wide who will visit London.
  • To organise symposiums, seminars, courses, conferences, debates, and Church related activities.
  • To offer both pastoral and professional academic support and supervision for those who wish further guidance in their work, and prayer.
  • To expand our contacts with the different organizations interested in Dietrich Bonhoeffer and social Justice issues.
"Action springs 
not from thought,
but from a readiness
for responsibility"