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Bonhoeffer for Armchair Theologians
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Bonhoeffer for Armchair Theologians

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Westminster John Knox 2009

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This volume in the ever-popular W. J. K. Armchair series turns its sights on contemporary theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945). Born in Breslau, Germany, Bonhoeffer led quite an intriguing life. This book, with dozens of illustrations by artist Ron Hill, highlights Bonhoeffer’s background and theological education; his time at Union Seminary in New York City; his involvement in the resistance movement against Adolf Hitler; and his participation in the plot to assassinate Hitler.

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Key Features

  • Highlights the way Bonhoeffer lived his life from beginning to end
  • Offers knowledge from field experts in a simple and playful presentation
  • Features witty illustrations by Ron Hill

Product Details


  • Life
  • Christ Existing as Community
  • Costly Grace
  • Stellvertretung and Ethics as Formation
  • Religionless Christianity
  • Legacy
  • Notes
  • For Further Reading
  • Index

About the Authors

Stephen R. Haynes is professor of religious studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author of The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint and The Bonhoeffer Legacy: Post-Holocaust Perspectives.

Lori Brandt Hale is associate professor of religion and director of general education at Augsburg College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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