He played a central role in the confessing church during the nazi period and became one of the most. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Dietrich bonhoeffer books biography and list of works author of. Eric metaxas has written a rich, detailed, and beautiful account of the great pastor and theologian who gave us the cost of discipleship and sacrificed his life for opposing hitler. Along with his other siblings, dietrich had a twin sister, sabine bonhoeffer leibholz. His books have been translated into more than twentyfive languages. Bonhoeffer, confessing churches during the satanic nature of the third reich is part of support of the armed services charities, holocaust organisations, raf of ww2 as there is a biblical, spiritual, theological dimension to ww2 and our trips, very inspirational music abd lyrics being a rnb motown fan with its gospel roots. Nov 23, 2019 in the period of thanksgiving 2019 i would like to post for you his famous poem by loving forces silently surrounded. Christ the center by bonhoeffer, dietrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Discount prices on books by dietrich bonhoeffer, including titles like the communion of saints.
Greg thornbury, phd, dean of the school of christian studies at union university. Bonhoeffer letters and papers from prison dietrich bonhoeffer readers edition life together dietrich bonhoeffer readers edition barcelona, berlin, new york. His writings on christianitys role in the secular world have become widely influential, and hi s boo k the cost of discipleship has been described as a modern classic. Voices in the night by bonhoeffer, dietrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. It was around this time that bonhoeffer published his bestknown book, the cost of discipleship. Apr 09, 2015 he was imprisoned in tegel in 1943 and later taken to the gestapo headquarters, which is now the site of the topographie des terrors. It is his last theological text before he was executed on 9 april 1945. Apr 30, 2007 bonhoeffer eventually joined the unsuccessful plots to assassinate hitler and was executed three weeks before the end of the war. Eric metaxas has done a masterful job of communicating the zeitgeist of early and mid20th century germany, the interrelationships between church and state amidst the growing popularity of the national socialist party and the incongruity of being a christian, and adhering to official nazi party lines.
Dietrich bonhoeffer has 176 books on goodreads with 167179 ratings. Dietrich bonhoeffer was a german lutheran pastor and theologian. Bonhoeffer is also widely known for his 1945 execution in flossenberg concentration camp for attempting to assassinate hitler. He was also a participant in the german resistance movement against nazism, a founding member of the confessing church. It differs from the original in four instances and served as the basis for hymn versions. Dietrich bonhoeffer s most popular book is the cost of discipleship. While bonhoeffer wrote with his own seminary community in mind, he intended life together to have a more universal impact, and spoke of a mission and responsibility of the church as a whole. Dietrich bonhoeffer books list of books by dietrich bonhoeffer. Jan 07, 2019 author of illegale theologenausbildung, letters, lectures and notes from the collected works of dietric bonhoeffer. Dietrich bonhoeffer books biography and list of works.
April 1945 im kz flossenburg war ein lutherischer theologe, profilierter. Dietrich bonhoeffer, author of the cost of discipleship, on librarything. When the original letter was published in 1988, it was printed then in the critical edition, dietrich bonhoeffer werke, vol. Dietrich bonhoeffer 19061945, a german theologian, pastor, and ecumenist, studied in berlin and at union theological seminary in new york city. Dietrich bonhoeffer, first edition abebooks passion for books. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The stimulus for the writing of life together was the closing of the preachers seminary at finkenwalde by the nazis.
His involvement in plans by members of the abwehr the german military intelligence office to assassinate adolf hitler resulted in his. This is the first english translation of the original edition published by gtersloher verlagshaus. This beautiful, fullcolor gift book features intimate theological reflections by bonhoeffer on such topics as faith, friendship, trust, and love. Dietrich bonhoeffer biography and list of works dietrich bonhoeffer books. The crown jewel of bonhoeffer s body of work, ethics is the culmination of his theological and personal odyssey. Metaxas bonhoeffer is a monumental achievement and a deeply important work. Buy a cheap copy of wondrously sheltered bonhoeffer gift. Books by dietrich bonhoeffer author of the cost of. Dietrich bonhoeffer 19061945, a german theologian, pastor, and ecumenist. Dietrich bonhoeffer author of the cost of discipleship goodreads. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site.
Books by dietrich bonhoeffer author of the cost of discipleship. Dietrich bonhoeffer is currently considered a single author. It became a frequently sung hymn, with different melodies, which has appeared in current german hymnals. Dietrich bonhoeffer 1906 1945 dietrich bonhoeffer february 4, 1906 april 9, 1945 was a german religious leader and participant in the resistance movement against nazism. Many will commemorate bonhoeffers death today, especially. Dietrich bonhoeffer primary author only author division. Bonhoeffer, a lutheran pastor and theologian, took part in the plots being planned by members of the abwehr military intelligence office to assassinate hitler.870 812 1078 1382 1508 1085 1159 1628 143 1674 596 1018 620 909 919 1285 1248 833 720 1207 41 1476 269 921 501 335 1454 1309 102 1395 1281 1634 452 424 1372 671 610 1337 728 975 481 1133