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While reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s “The Cost of Discipleship,” Hannah O’Brien, ’20, became intrigued. How could theologian and pastor Bonhoeffer, who many considered a pacifist, participate in a plan to assassinate Hitler? She received an Undergraduate Research Scholars grant from Gardner-Webb University to conduct a theological investigation of the ethics of Bonhoeffer’s plot.
Boiling Springs, NC
undergraduate research, summer scholar
Office of University Communications, "GWU Scholar Investigates Bonhoeffer’s Reasons for Conspiring to Assassinate Hitler" (2020). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 2105.