Tag Archives: Bonhoeffer

Book Review: Poet In New York

Poet In New York, by Federico Garcia Lorca If you know anything about Federico Garcia Lorca from his writing, it is that he was a somewhat fussy and sensitive and not a particularly macho person.  And yet during his young … Continue reading

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Good Germans: Bonhoeffer, Schindler, And The Abwehr Connection

It is unclear whether they ever met.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a serious-minded Lutheran minister active in the ecumenical movement and a man whose idealism led him to steadfastly oppose Hitler’s anti-Jewish rhetoric and even to be involved in American race … Continue reading

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Book Review: Life Together

Life Together:  The Classic Exploration Of Christian Community, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer This book is short and demanding, and in many ways it reminded of C.S. Lewis’ similar treatment in Mere Christianity, which is a compliment any book should consider itself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Introduction To His Thought

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Introduction To His Thought, by Sabine Dramm [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who has read a fair amount by and about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Life And Death Of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Life And Deaeth Of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, by Mary Bosanquet When I found this particular well-regarded biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the library of my roommate, I found it necessary to put on my reading list, although it proved a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discipleship

Discipleship, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer In reading this book, an expanded version of the popular The Cost Of Discipleship given a more precise translation in line with Bonhoeffer’s original in German, one understands why this book is such a powerful book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters & Papers From Prison

Letters & Papers From Prison, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer Given my interest both in the life and thought of anti-Hitler German martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer [1] and my general interest in reading the letters of others [2], it was probably no surprise … Continue reading

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Book Review: Voices In The Night

Voices In The Night:  The Prison Poems Of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, edited and translated by Edwin Robertson As someone who is a fan of the writings and life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a man quite a bit like myself in some alarming … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bonhoeffer Abridged

Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, by Eric Metaxas [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] Some time ago I asked what must have seemed like an arcane question … Continue reading

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What Would Dietrich Bonhoeffer Do?

The last time I asked this question in a blog entry the subject of conversation was the unification of Germany under the direction of Otto von Bismarck and its implications for European unity by iron and blood rather than peaceful … Continue reading

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