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Niebuhr to Bonhoeffer about why Bonhoeffer shouldn’t go study with Gandhi:

[Gandhi was] “an ethical liberal with philosophical footings at great distance from the WELTANSCHAUUNG of a sophisticated German Lutheran; futhermore, Nazi creed and deeds bore no resemblance to British ways and means. The Nazis would suffer none of the pains of conscience about using violence which the British did, and organized passive resistance would end in utter failure.”