. His writings are a treasure of spiritual wisdom, and theological insights that are an inspiration to us all, pastoral care, social con-science, no matter what challenges we face. A year with dietrich bonhoeffer showcases his writings, letters, and sermons in a daily devotional format, encouraging and deepening readers' reflections and meditations.
A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Daily Meditations from His Letters, Writings, and Sermons #ad - With a foreword by jim wallis, author of god's Politics, A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer will take readers on a 365-day journey of understanding with this deeply spiritual man. Dietrich bonhoeffer was only thirty-nine when he was executed by the Nazis in 1945, yet his influence on Christian life has been enormous.
Psalms: The Prayer Book of the BibleFortress Press #ad - An illuminating study of prayer using the Psalms as a guidebook.
The Cost of DiscipleshipTouchstone #ad - One of the most important theologians of the twentieth century illuminates the relationship between ourselves and the teachings of Jesus What can the call to discipleship, the adherence to the word of Jesus, the laborer, the soldier, or the aristocrat? What did Jesus mean to say to us? What is his will for us today? Drawing on the Sermon on the Mount, mean today to the businessman, Dietrich Bonhoeffer answers these timeless questions by providing a seminal reading of the dichotomy between "cheap grace" and "costly grace.
Cheap grace, " bonhoeffer wrote, "is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Grace without discipleship. Costly grace is the gospel which must be sought again and again, the girl which must be asked for, the door at which a man must know. It is costly because it costs a man his life, and it is grace because it gives a man the only true life.
The Cost of Discipleship #ad - The cost of discipleship is a compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency from a man whose life and thought were exemplary articulations of a new type of leadership inspired by the Gospel, and imbued with the spirit of Christian humanism and a creative sense of civic duty.
A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich BonhoefferHarperOne #ad - The cost of Discipleship. This magnificent volume takes readers on a historical and biographical journey that follows Bonhoeffer through the various stages of his life-as teacher, preacher, ecumenist, prophet in the Nazi era and, finally, pastor, seminary director, as martyr in pursuit of peace and justice.
A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer #ad - Dietrich bonhoeffer was only thirty-nine years old when he was executed in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, yet his courage, vision, and brilliance have greatly influenced the twentieth-century Church and theology. Particularly through his bestselling classic, The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer profoundly shaped such minds and movements as Martin Luther King, Jr.
And leonardo Boff, civil rights and leberation theology. A testament to freedom, excerpts from major books, sermons, includes previously untranslated writings, completely revised and expanded for this edition, and selected letters spanning the years of Bonhoeffer's pastoral and theological career.
Letters and Papers from PrisonTouchstone #ad - Acute and subtle, yet also profoundly moving, the documents collectively tell a very human story of loss, warm and perceptive, of courage, and of hope. One of the great classics of prison literature, Letters and Papers from Prison effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
. His letters appear in greater detail and show his daily concerns. Bonhoeffer’s story seems as vitally relevant, and as theologically significant today, as politically prophetic, as it did yesterday. Letters from bonhoeffer’s parents, siblings, and other relatives have also been added, in addition to previously inaccessible letters and legal papers referring to his trial.
Letters and Papers from Prison #ad - The cost of Discipleship. Dietrich bonhoeffer was a young german pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the “officers’ plot” to assassinate Adolf Hitler. This expanded version of letters and Papers from Prison shifts the emphasis of earlier editions of Bonhoeffer’s theological reflections to the private sphere of his life.
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in CommunityHarperOne #ad - Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian in Community #ad - Giving practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups, Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship. In life together, renowned christian minister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, professor, and author of The Cost of Discipleship recounts his unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years in Germany.
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I Want to Live These Days with You: A Year of Daily DevotionsWestminster John Knox Press #ad - The cost of Discipleship. This collection of inspirational writings from Dietrich Bonhoeffer is drawn from his many works and presented here as a series of daily meditations to last throughout the year. Featuring selections from classic works such as the cost of discipleship and Letters and Papers from Prison, this set of writings follows the church year, making it ideal for year-long devotional use by readers seeking to be challenged and enlightened by Bonhoeffer's call to find God at the center of their lives.
Organized under monthly themes, these prayers, meditations, letters, sermons, and notes offer readers a new glimpse at how Bonhoeffer understood the meaning of faith and discipleship. HarperOne.
EthicsTouchstone #ad - His commandment permits man to live as man before God, in a world God made, with responsibility for the institutions of that world. Although the author died before completing his work, this book is recognized as a major contribution to Christian ethics. From one of the most important theologians of the twentieth century, Ethics is the seminal reinterpretation of the role of Christianity in the modern, secularized world.
The christian does not live in a vacuum, politics, labor, says the author, but in a world of government, and marriage. Hence, claims dietrich bonhoeffer, Christian ethics cannot exist in a vacuum; what the Christian needs, is concrete instruction in a concrete situation. On the contrary, god’s commandment is to be found and known in the Church, labor, the family, and government.
Ethics #ad - This reality is not manifest in the church as distinct from the secular world; such a juxtaposition of two separate spheres, Bonhoeffer insists, is a denial of God’s having reconciled the whole world to himself in Christ. The root and ground of christian ethics, the author says, is the reality of God as revealed in Jesus Christ.
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God Is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and ChristmasWestminster John Knox Press #ad - HarperOne. And yet, all christian theology finds its beginnings in the miracle of miracles, that God became human. These stirring words are among forty devotions that guide and inspire readers as they move thematically through the weeks of Advent and Christmas, incarnation, from waiting and mystery to redemption, and joy.
God Is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas #ad - These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ. No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle of Bethlehem. 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. Supplemented by an informative introduction, short excerpts from Bonhoeffer's letters, and passages from his Christmas sermons, these daily devotions are timeless and moving reminders of the true gift of Christmas.
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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, SpyThomas Nelson #ad - Who better to face the greatest evil of the 20th century than a humble man of faith?as adolf hitler and the nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer—a pastor and author.
. Thomas fleming, well researched, the new dealers’ War“Metaxas has created a biography of uncommon power—intelligent, vividly written, moving, author, and rich in implication for our own lives. Thomas Nelson Publishers. In a deeply moving narrative, detailed journal entries, Metaxas uses previously unavailable documents?including personal letters, and firsthand personal accounts?to reveal dimensions of Bonhoeffer's life and theology never before seen.
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy #ad - Bonhoeffer is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth and a commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil. Includes readers’ Guide “A beautifully constructed biography. Alan wolfe, the new republic “Metaxas tells Bonhoeffer’s story with passion and theological sophistication.
. Then buy another copy and give it to a person you love. Metaxas presents the fullest accounting of bonhoeffer’s heart-wrenching decision to leave the safe haven of America to return to Hitler’s Germany, and sheds new light on Bonhoeffer’s involvement in the famous Valkyrie plot and in “Operation 7, ” the effort to smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland.
The Cost of Moral Leadership: The Spirituality of Dietrich BonhoefferEerdmans #ad - Burton nelson explore bonhoeffer's spirituality in the context of his life story, his work for social justice, his emphasis on discipleship, his Christocentric theology, his preaching, and his prolific writing. Geffrey Kelly and F. Thomas Nelson Publishers. HarperOne. In exploring the spiritual dimensions of dietrich Bonhoeffer's life and writings, this new book not only fills a crucial gap in Bonhoeffer studies but it also brings to the fore those aspects of his thought that can inform and inspire moral leadership today.
The cost of moral leadership probes the spirituality of this modern Christian martyr and shows how his spiritual life formed him into an exceptional moral leader in a period known for grievous immorality. The cost of Discipleship.