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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, vol. 5: Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, vol. 5: Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible

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Overview

The stimulus for the writing of Life Together was the closing of the preacher’s seminary at Finkenwalde. The treatise contains Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s thoughts about the nature of Christian community based on the common life that he and his seminarians experienced at the seminary and in the “Brother’s House” there. Bonhoeffer completed the writing of Life Together in 1938.

Prayerbook of the Bible is a classic of Christian spirituality. In this theological interpretation of the Psalms, Bonhoeffer describes the moods of an individual’s relationship with God and also the turns of love and heartbreak, of joy and sorrow, that are themselves the Christian community’s path to God.

In the Logos edition, Life Together is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Examines how God in Christ becomes present in and among those who profess faith in the gospel
  • Expresses the idea that church, at its foundation, is the Christian community
  • Organizes the Psalms by theme to assist in daily prayer
  • Presents a theological interpretation of the Psalter
  • Uses the Lord’s Prayer as a lens through which to view the Psalter

Contents

  • Life Together
    • Preface
    • Community
    • The Day Together
    • The Day Alone
    • Service
    • Confession and the Lord’s Supper
  • Prayerbook of the Bible
    • Those Who Pray the Psalms
    • Names, Music, Verse Forms
    • The Worship Service and the Psalms
    • Classification
      • Creation
      • The Law
      • The History of Salvation
      • The Messiah
      • The Church
      • Life
      • Suffering
      • Guilt
      • Enemies
      • The End

Product Details

  • Title: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, vol. 5: Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible
  • Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Translators: Daniel W. Bloesch and James H. Burtness
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 242

About Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) a German theologian, pastor, and ecumenist, was a professor in Berlin, an uncompromising teacher in the Confessing Church, and a consistent opponent of National Socialism. Executed by Hitler at the end of World War II, his influence continues today as one of the most important theologians of the twentieth century.

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