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Author QuotedDietrich Bonhoeffer
Title QuotedLetters and Papers from Prison
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/01/11
Imprint[S.l.] : Simon & Schuster. 1953
QuotationBonhoeffer: "Who stands his ground? Only the man for whom the ultimate criterion is not hisreason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all these things when he is called to obedient and responsible action in faith and exclusive allegiance to God"”the responsible man seeks to make his whole life a response to the question and call of God. Where are these responsible men?"
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 39
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