Issue 32 Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Theologian in Nazi Germany (Full-Color Reprint)

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The Life and Death of a Modern Martyr

Born into privilege, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was headed toward a brilliant career as a theologian. Then he came to see life “from the perspective of those who suffer.” In Nazi Germany, that cost him his life.

Dr. Geffrey B. Kelly

Barth and Bonhoeffer

What did Bonhoeffer think of this century’s most influential theologian?

Dr. John D. Godsey

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Did You Know?

Little-known or remarkable facts about Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945).

Mark and Barbara Galli

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: From the Editor — A Spiritual Tonic

Bonhoeffer’s pilgrimage offered me a much-needed clue for reapproaching the adventure of faith.

Ken Curtis

Daring Thoughts

Selected quotations from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writings.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Gallery of Family, Friends, & co-Conspirators

Significant people in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life.

F. Burton Nelson

Bonhoeffer’s Costly Theology

His controversial yet Christ-centered beliefs were formed not only in the classrooms of Tübingen, but also in the cells of Tegel Prison.

John D. Godsey

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Christian History Timeline

Chronology of key events pertaining to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, his life and times.

the Editors

Radical Resistance

Bonhoeffer took an early and active stand against the Nazis.

Richard V. Pierard

Exploring Bonhoeffer’s Writings

Some of his works are little known. Some are fictional. But all are provocative. Here’s a brief guide.

Clifford Green

Friends He Met in America

Three colleagues from Union Theological Seminary who deeply influenced Bonhoeffer.

F. Burton Nelson

Pastor Bonhoeffer

Though known as a theologian and resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was also a pastor—even in his final moments.

F. Burton Nelson

My Friend Dietrich

His closest companion reflects on the meaning of Bonhoeffer’s life for us today.

Eberhard Bethge

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Recommended Resources

Resources for further study of Bonhoeffer and his times.

the Editors

Who Am I

About the famous prison poem that we cannot post because of copyright considerations.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Cost of Discipleship

A radical call to follow Christ.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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