ZION CHURCH EVENTS - SPRING 2005
SPECIAL REMEMBRANCES OF 
DIETRICH BONHOEFFER

Saturday March 5, 12 and 19th at 3-4:30pm
THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DIETRICH BONHOEFFER

Three adult education events, co-sponsored by the Baltimore City Conference of the Delaware-Maryland Synod, ELCA, featuring presentation and discussions with Victoria Barnett, Dr. Eric Gritsch and others.

Biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Saturday, March 5, 2005, 3 pm
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION WITH VICTORIA BARNETT
Victoria Barnett is a graduate of Indiana University (Bloomington) and Union Theological Seminary (New York). Her field of expertise is the history of the churches during the Holocaust. She also lectures and teaches on the topics of bystanders, religion and violence, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. She has been a consultant to the Church Relations Department of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D. C. since 1994. She is associate general editor of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works series, English edition (Fortress Press). She is presently pursuing a doctorate in the area of religion and conflict at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. She is the author of For the Soul of the People: Protestant Protest Against Hitler (Oxford University Press, 1992) and Bystanders: Conscience and Complicity during the Holocaust (Greenwood Press, 1999). She was also editor and translator of And the Witnesses were Silent: the Confessing Church and the Jews, by Wolfgang Gerlach (University of Nebraska Press, 2000), and of the new revised English edition of Eberhard Bethge's Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography (Fortress Press, 2000).


Saturday, March 12, 2005, 3 pm
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION WITH DR. ERIC GRITSCH: BONHOEFFER’S VIEW OF THE CHURCH: 
SERVANTHOOD AND SERPENTHOOD

The Rev Dr Eric W Gritsch is Professor Emeritus for Church History and former Director of the Institute of Luther Studies at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. The author of numerous standard works on Luther, the Reformation and Lutheranism serves on the board of the Ecumenical Institute in Strasbourg, France and holds a teaching chair at the Melanchthon Institute in Houston, TX. He is a member of Zion Church.


Saturday, March 19, 2005, 3 pm
PRESENTATION OF 
BONHOEFFER. A FILM BY MARTIN DOBLMEIER
DISCUSSION WITH DIRECTOR/PRODUCER MARTIN DOBLMEIER
Martin Doblmeier is an award-winning documentary producer whose work has appeared on such networks as ABC, CBS, BBC, the Disney Channel, and Arts & Entertainment, as well as PBS. Recent productions of his company, Journey Films, include: A View from the Mountain, a two-hour special on the life and legacy of Thomas Jefferson, broadcast nationwide by PBS in April 1995, A Time To Build, a one-hour documentary about changes in religion in Eastern Europe since the fall of Communism; it aired on ABC and more than 100 PBS stations in 1992, winning the Silver Award at the Houston International Film Festival, Grounds for Peace, a one-hour documentary on the challenges to peace in Northern Ireland, which aired on PBS stations on Good Friday in 1991. Doblmeier holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University, and his film production company is located in Alexandria, Virginia. 


Saturday April 9th at 5pm
ECUMENICAL SERVICE

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's martrydom with
Preacher: Father TIMOTHY KULBICKI, OFM Conv., Vice Rector and Ecclesiastical Praeses, Associate Professor of Church History, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore


2005 ZION PHOTO ARCHIVES