Victoria Barnett to give lecture on Dietrich Bonhoeffer April 23

Victoria Barnett, staff director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and member of the museum's committee on ethics, religion, and the Holocaust will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m., April 23, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102.

The lecture, titled "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero," is open to the public with no charge for admission. A reception will follow the lecture.

In "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero" Barnett will discuss the ethics of resistance in the Holocaust in relation to Bonhoeffer.   

Barnett is a graduate of Indiana University and has a M. Div. from Union Theological Seminary in New York. She is the author of "For the Soul of the People: Protestant Protest against Hitler," "Bystanders: Conscience and Complicity during the Holocaust," and she also served as editor/translator of Wolfgang Gerlach's "And the Witnesses were Silent: the Confessing Church and the Jews" and "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography."

Barnett is co-editor of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works project and the English translation series of Bonhoeffer's complete works. She is completing a doctoral degree in religion and conflict at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.

Victoria Barnett