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Luncheon with Books to feature Bonhoeffer Christmas sermons

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, executed by Nazis in 1945

New Albany, MS– Tuesday, December 20, Luncheon with Books will be held at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany.

Rev. Tim Prather of First United Methodist Church New Albany will discuss Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons. Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran Pastor and theologian active in the German resistance to Hitler and Nazism. He was arrested in 1943 because of his activity in helping some German Jews escape to Switzerland and executed in April, 1945. This book covers the Christmas sermons of his 17 years as a preacher.

Friends of the Library will host a light luncheon beginning at 11:30 AM.

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