- Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ethics
This is one of my favorite little quotes from Bonhoeffer, and it’s a good illustration of the kind of theology that interests me most.
My name is Alex DeMarco, and I’m a new contributor here at DET.
I grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, where I was an enthusiastic youth group convert at a local Baptist church in my early teens. After a short stint in Arizona, I moved just north of Philadelphia, where I majored in biblical studies at what is now Cairn University—a small, evangelical, liberal arts university where I met my future wife Jenna, and where I learned the value of critical investigation, generous dialogue, and good writing. From there, I crossed the river and entered the MDiv program at Princeton Theological Seminary.
At Princeton I was drawn to the logical and philosophical rigor…