The Bonhoeffer reader /

The Bonhoeffer reader / edited by Clifford J. Greena and Michael P. DeJonge ; Alisha Lofgren, cover design. - 1 online resource (877 pages)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. Student writings : Berlin, Barcelona, New York. Paper on historical and pneumatological interpretation of scripture -- Eulogy for Adolf von Harnack -- Sanctorum communio -- Jesus Christ and the essence of Christianity -- Basic questions of a Christian ethic -- Act and being -- Inaugural lecture : the anthropological question in contemporary philosophy and theology -- Lecture on "war" -- Concerning the Christian idea of God -- The theology of crisis and its attitude toward philosophy and science -- Part 2. University lectures. The history of twentieth-century systematic theology -- The nature of the church -- Creation and fall -- Lectures on christology -- Part 3. Ecumenical and pastoral writings. Report on a conference of the World Alliance -- Draft for a catechism : as you believe, so you receive -- The right to self-assertion -- Thy kingdom come! : the prayer of the church-community for God's kingdom on earth -- Christ and peace -- Part 4. Theology and the Third Reich. The F�uhrer and the individual in the younger generation -- The church and the Jewish question -- The Jewish-Christian question as status confessionis -- The Aryan paragraph in the church -- What should a student of theology do today? -- Fan� theses paper and address : the church and the peoples of the world -- The Confessing Church and the ecumenical movement -- Contemporizing New Testament texts -- On the question of church communion -- Part 5. Christian life and community. Discipleship -- Life together -- Prayerbook of the Bible -- Protestantism without Reformation -- Part 6. Christian ethics and public life. Christ, reality, and good : Christ, church, and world -- Ultimate and penultimate things -- Natural life -- History and good [2] -- The "ethical" and the "Christian" as a topic -- The concrete commandment and the divine mandates -- Theological position paper on state and church -- Theological position paper on the question of baptism -- Theological position paper on the primus usus legis -- Part 7. Theology from prison : worldly, religionless Christianity. What does it mean to tell the truth? -- Speech of the major -- Letters and papers from prison -- Appendix: The German church struggle and resistance.

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the essential theological writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer have been drawn together in a helpful and concise one-volume format. The Bonhoeffer Reader brings the best English translation to readers, students, and scholars and provides a ready-made introduction to the thought of this essential thinker.

In English.

9781451430929 1451430922

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Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945.
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945.

RELIGION--Christian Theology--Systematic.
RELIGION--Christian Church--History.

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