Learning piety from pagans . . .

Bonhoeffer on learning the proper Christian response to the Third Reich’s imposition upon the German Evangelical Church (Reich Church) from Gandhi:

[I]t sometimes seems to me that there’s  more Christianity in their “heathenism” than in the whole of our Reich Church.

as quoted in Metaxas’ Bonhoeffer, p. 248

I’ve heard something like this before . . .

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