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The Young Bonhoeffer: 1918-1927

The Young Bonhoeffer: 1918-1927

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The first of the chronological volumes in this acclaimed critical edition of Bonhoeffer's work gathers his one hundred earliest letters and journals from after the First World War through his graduation from Berlin University. The Young Bonhoeffer also contains his early theological writings up to his dissertation. These seventeen works include, for exam… Read more…

Berlin, 1932-33

Berlin, 1932-33

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Then came the crisis of 1933." This is Bonhoeffer's own phrase in a letter that documents a turning point in his own life as well as that of the nation. These are contained in Berlin, 1932-33. Of Bonhoeffer's own life at this time, his biographer writes, "The period of learning and roaming" from 1928 until 1931 "had come to an en… Read more…

London, 1933-35

London, 1933-35

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's pastoral sojourn in England from October 1933 to April of 1935, which he initially viewed as a withdrawal from the church clashes in Germany, marked instead a new phase in his intensive participation in that struggle. London, 1933-35 provides an almost daily documentation of his deepening engagement against the placid backdrop of hi… Read more…

The Cost of Discipleship
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The Cost of Discipleship

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

This book is quite simply, one of the most profound and important books of the 20th century. Dietrich Bonhoeffer lived a testimony of his thoughtful and engaging writers. Focusing on the most treasured part of Christ's teaching - the Sermon on the Mount with its call to discipleship, and on the grace of God and the sacrifice which that demands. // Viewed… Read more…

Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community
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Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

After his martyrdom at the hands of the Gestapo in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer continued his witness in the hearts of Christians around the world. His Letters and Papers from Prison became a prized testimony to Christian faith and courage, read by thousands. Now in Life Together we have Pastor Bonhoeffer's experience of Christian community. This story of a… Read more…

Life Together and the Prayerbook of the Bible

Life Together and the Prayerbook of the Bible

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the most influential Christian martyrs in history, bequeathed to humanity a legacy of theological creativity and spirituality that continues to intrigue people from a variety of backgrounds. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, a sixteen volume series, offers a fresh, critical translation of Bonhoeffer's writings, with introductions, an… Read more…

Theological Education at Finkenwalde: 1935-1937

Theological Education at Finkenwalde: 1935-1937

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In the spring of 1935 Dietrich Bonhoeffer returned from England to direct a small illegal seminary for the Confessing Church. The seminary existed for two years before the Gestapo ordered it closed in August 1937. The two years of Finkenwalde's existence produced some of Bonhoeffer's most significant theological work as he prepared these young semina… Read more…

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Meditations on Psalms
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Meditations on Psalms

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ryan Anderson, Ryan Anderson and Edwin H Robertson

“The only way to understand the Psalms is on your knees, the whole congregation praying the words of the Psalms with all its strength.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer At the time of his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was not quite forty years old. Yet already, his influence as a theologian was felt not only in Germany, but throug… Read more…

God is in The Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas
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God is in The Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid. These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ." "No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle of Bethlehem. And yet, all Christian theology finds its beginnings in the miracle of miracles, t… Read more…


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