Biblical theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed by theNazis just days before the Allies defeated Germany in WorldWar II. This gripping documentary narrated by Ed Asnercaptures the life, times, and thought of Bonhoeffer. Usingrare archival footage, documents, and visits to originallocations, we get an intimate portrait of a man whose lifeand writings grow in their influence and speak powerfully toissues of our own day some 50 years later. How does a man ofpeace come to assist violence in combating unrestrainedevil? What do you do when deep-seated patriotism for yournation compels you to oppose your fatherland and its demonicleader? What course do you take when your love for theGospel conflicts with your tragically compromised church?What is the responsibility of a follower of God when othersare being persecuted and sent to prison camps and gaschambers? As shown in this two-hour program, Bonhoefferconfronted these and other issues with a searching Biblicalfaith and personal courage in a way that speaks to everygeneration.