Letters and papers from prison. by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Published by Macmillan in New York .

Written in English

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  • Martyrs -- Germany

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Other titlesPrisoner of God.
StatementEdited by Eberhard Bethge.
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL23316901M

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A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two years in Nazi prisons before being executed at age thirty-nine, just a month before the German surrender, for his role in the plot to kill Hitler. For fascination, influence, inspiration, and controversy, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Letters and Papers from Prison is unmatched by any other book of Christian reflection written in the twentieth century.

A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two years in Nazi prisons before being executed at age thirty-nine, just a month before the German surrender, for his role in the plot to kill Hitler.

Some letters by German Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his two year prison time in National Socialist Germany during the last part of the warm phase of world war Two.

Those reading this book ought to first find out why Dietrich Bonhoeffer was actually imprisoned and what his biography was including his position in the third Reich.

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A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two Brand: Princeton University Press. 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, executed by the Nazis after incarceration in Tegel Prison.

Acute and subtle, warm and perceptive, yet also profoundly moving, the documents collectively tell a very human. Thus Dietrich Bonhoeffer described his arrival in Tegel Prison, in Berlin, where he was to spend the months from April 5,to October 8, It was during this period that he wrote the Letters and Papers from Prison, which I, in common with many others, have found so helpful in confronting the spiritual dilemmas of our time.

Bonhoeffer. Letters and papers from prison Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Translation of Widerstand und Ergebung Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by loader-DanaB on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Letters and Papers frrom Prison first appeared in English in A revised translation of the same material was published inbut in this was replaced by an enlarged edition containing a great deal of new material released by Eberhard Bethge, Bonhoeffer's friend and literary executor, to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary in of Bonhoeffer's death at the hands of the : Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

For fascination, influence, inspiration, and controversy, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison is unmatched by any other book of Christian reflection written in the twentieth century. A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two years in Nazi prisons before being executed at age thirty-nine, just a month before the German surrender, for his role in the plot to kill.

For fascination, influence, inspiration, and controversy, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison is unmatched by any other book of Christian reflection written in the twentieth century. A Lutheran pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer spent two years in Nazi prisons before being executed at age thirty-nine, just a month before the.

Letters and Papers from Prison (LPP) by Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a fascinating creation of desperation and subtle suffering wrapped up within an understanding and reliance upon the Judeo-Christian God.

Bonhoeffer is a Lutheran Theologian who was arrested by the Gestapo during the Second World War, due to his resistance to the Nazi Germany Regime/5(9). Other articles where Letters and Papers from Prison is discussed: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Ethical and religious thought: in (Widerstand und Ergebung; Letters and Papers from Prison,enlarged ed., ), are of interest both for their theological themes, especially as developed in the letters to his friend and later editor and biographer, Eberhard Bethge, and for their remarkable.

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Acute and subtle, warm and perceptive, yet also profoundly moving, the documents collectively tell a very human story of loss, of courage, and of hope. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈbɔn.høː.fɐ] (); 4 February – 9 April ) was a German evangelical pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing writings on Christianity's role in the secular world have become widely influential, and his book The Cost of Discipleship has been described as a modern of death: Execution by hanging.

Letters and papers from prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Correspondence, Prisoners of war, Theologians; Places: Germany; People: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (); Times: World War II.

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Bonhoeffer on stupidity (entire quote) at am 3 comments. Taken from a circular letter, addressing many topics, written to three friends and co-workers in the conspiracy against Hitler, on the tenth anniversary of Hitler’s accession to the chancellorship of Germany.

‘Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than malice. "Who am I?" By Dietrich Bonhoeffer (March 4, ) Who am I. They often tell me I would step from my cell’s confinement calmly, cheerfully, firmly, like a squire from his country-house.

Who am I. They often tell me I would talk to my warders freely and friendly and clearly, as though it were mine to. The exact dates he wrote each of the prison epistles is unknown, but the two-year period he spent under house arrest in Rome has been narrowed down to the years AD 60– Paul’s imprisonment in Rome is verified by the book of Acts, where we find references to his being guarded by soldiers (Acts ), being permitted to receive visitors.

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