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〺 Beginning reader Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy kindergarten ⎠ Author Eric Metaxas ␙

〺 Beginning reader Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy kindergarten ⎠ Author Eric Metaxas ␙ 〺 Beginning reader Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy kindergarten ⎠ Author Eric Metaxas ␙ In this weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Metaxas Amazing Grace offers a comprehensive review of one of history s darkest eras, along with a fascinating exploration of the familial, cultural and religious influences that formed one of the world s greatest contemporary theologians A passionate narrative voice combines with meticulous research to unpack the confluence of circumstances and personalities that led Germany from the defeat of WWI to the atrocities of WWII Abundant source documentation sermons, letters, journal entries, lectures, the Barman Declaration brings to life the personalities and experiences that shaped Bonhoeffer his highly intellectual, musical family theologically liberal professors, pastoral colleagues and students his extensive study, work, and travel abroad Tracing Bonhoeffer s developing call to be a Jeremiah like prophet in his own time and a growing understanding that the church was called to speak for those who could not speak, Metaxas details Bonhoeffer s role in religious resistance to Nazism, and provides a compelling account of the faith journey that eventually involved the Lutheran pastor in unsuccessful attempts to assassinate Hitler Insightful and illuminating, this tome makes a powerful contribution to biography, history and theology Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.In Hitler s Germany, a Lutheran pastor chooses resistance and pays with his life Eric Metaxas tells Bonhoeffer s story with passion and theological sophistication, often challenging revisionist accounts that make Bonhoeffer out to be a humanist or ethicist for whom religious doctrine was easily disposable Metaxas reminds us that there are forms of religion respectable, domesticated, timid that may end up doing the devil s work for him Wall Street Journal In this weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Metaxas offers a comprehensive review of one of history s darkest eras, along with a fascinating exploration of the familial, cultural, and religious influences that formed one of the world s greatest contemporary theologians A passionate narrative voice combines with meticulous research Abundant source documentation brings to life the personalities and experiences that shaped Bonhoeffer Insightful and illuminating, this tome makes a powerful contribution to biography, history, and theology Publishers Weekly A welcome new biography of one of the twentieth century s leading lights Metaxas magnificently captures the life of theologian and anti Nazi activist Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906 1945 , who thought it the plain duty of the Christian and the privilege and honor to suffer with those who suffered In the finest treatment of the man since Eberhard Bethge s Dietrich Bonhoeffer Man of Vision, Man of Courage 1970 , Metaxas presents a complete, accessible picture of this important figure, whose story is inspiring, instructive, and international in scope Metaxas rightly focuses on his subject s life, not his theology, though readers will learn plenty about his theology as well The author makes liberal use of primary sources, which bring Bonhoeffer and other characters to vivid life For the most part, Metaxas allows this epic story to play itself out, unhindered by commentary where he does add his own voice, the conclusions are sage A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the twenty first century Kirkus Reviews starred review In this weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Metaxas offers a comprehensive review of one of history s darkest eras, along with a fascinating exploration of the familial, cultural, and religious influences that formed one of the world s greatest contemporary theologians A passionate narrative voice combines with meticulous research Abundant source documentation brings to life the personalities and experiences that shaped BonhoefferInsightful and illuminating, this tome makes a powerful contribution to biography, history, and theology Publishers Weekly A welcome new biography of one of the twentieth century s leading lights Metaxas magnificently captures the life of theologian and anti Nazi activist Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906 1945 , who thought it the plain duty of the Christian and the privilege and honor to suffer with those who suffered In the finest treatment of the man since Eberhard Bethge s Dietrich Bonhoeffer Man of Vision, Man of Courage 1970 , Metaxas presents a complete, accessible picture of this important figure, whose story is inspiring, instructive, and international in scope Metaxas rightly focuses on his subject s life, not his theology, though readers will learn plenty about his theology as well The author makes liberal use of primary sources, which bring Bonhoeffer and other characters to vivid life For the most part, Metaxas allows this epic story to play itself out, unhindered by commentary where he does add his own voice, the conclusions are sage A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the twenty first century Kirkus Reviews starred review Bonhoeffer Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy Eric Metaxas is the New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther, Amazing Grace, and MiraclesHis books have been translated into than twenty five languages His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Times, Yorker, as a cultural commentator on CNN, Spy In Hitler s Germany, Lutheran pastor chooses resistance pays with his life tells story passion theological sophistication, often challenging revisionist accounts that make out to be humanist or ethicist for whom religious doctrine was easily disposable Bonhoeffer Metaxas first major biography forty years, Timesbest selling takes both strands theologian spy draws them together tell searing incredible moral courage face monstrous evilIn deeply moving narrative, uses previously by Eric Dietrich Wikipedia Dietrich German di t bo nh f February April pastor, theologian, anti Nazi dissident, key founding member Confessing ChurchHis writings Christianity role secular world become widely influential, book Cost Discipleship described Christian History graduated from University Berlin , at age then spent some months Spain an assistant congregation The Show About Everything offers compelling perspective American culture, political life, stories making news around corner across globe About If You Can Keep It, Miracles, Seven Women, Men, Grace He written thirty children books, including bestsellers Squanto Miracle Thanksgiving It Time Sleep, My Love, illustrated Nancy Tillman Eric ERIC METAXAS four Bestsellers, Bestseller, BONHOEFFER Spy, which named Book Year ECPA sold over one million copies Podcasts Show An archive podcasts Radio Get breakdown guests topics each day Fox News Channel, MSNBC BreakPoint Archives Break Point BreakPoint Church Lake Iznik A Faith Outlasts Ages John Stonestreet G Shane Morris Category BreakPoint, Worldview, discovery Turkey reveals faith endured ages, outlasting persecution, heretics even rising water Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

 

    • Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
    • 1.3
    • 58
    • Hardcover
    • 601 pages
    • B003GY0K48
    • Eric Metaxas
    • English
    • 04 February 2016

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