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The Bonhoeffer Reader

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Survey Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s most important writings, compiled for the first time into one valuable resource, The Bonhoeffer Reader. This volume makes a perfect introduction to Bonhoeffer’s thought, with selections drawn from the 16-volume Works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (16 vols.)—a major 25-year translation project supported by the International Bonhoeffer Society and published by Fortress Press. Edited by Clifford J. Green and Michael P. DeJonge, this text is the only collection of Bonhoeffer’s writings formatted for easy reference to the Works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and all of their additional resources, making it easier than ever to pursue a comprehensive study of Bonhoeffer’s theological career.

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Expand your study with the full Works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (16 vols.).

Key Features

  • Compiles a valuable assortment of Bonhoeffer’s theological writings
  • Provides easy reference to the 16-volume Works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Presents Bonhoeffer’s writing in a widely acclaimed translation


  • Preface
  • Student Writings: Berlin, Barcelona, New York
  • University Lectures
  • Ecumenical and Pastoral Writings
  • Theology and the Third Reich
  • Christian Life and Community
  • Christian Ethics and Public Life
  • Theology from Prison: Worldly, Religionless Christianity
  • Appendix: The German Church Struggle and Resistance
  • Bibliography
  • Indexes

Praise for the Print Edition

This outstanding compendium of Bonhoeffer’s writings is unmatched in scope and depth. With great classroom potential, it will introduce Bonhoeffer to a new generation for years to come.

George Hunsinger, Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary

There are few books of which one can truly say ‘this should be in the library of every theologian and preacher.’ The Bonhoeffer Reader is such a book. Using the best available translations and unerringly selecting Bonhoeffer’s most important and challenging theological writings, the editors make available in one volume the essential insights of this outstanding Christian thinker.

Stephen Plant, dean and director of studies, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge

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About the Editors

Clifford J. Green is professor emeritus of theology, Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, and author of numerous works on Bonhoeffer. He is the executive director of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works.

Michael P. DeJonge is associate professor of religious studies and graduate director at the University of South Florida. Michael earned a PhD in religion from Emory University, having also undertaken doctoral work at the Freie Universität in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He is the author of Bonhoeffer’s Theological Formation.

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