Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy (Abridged)


From the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace, an abridged version of the groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler.


Table of Contents:
Prologue — Chapter 1. Family and Childhood, 1906-1922 — Chapter 2. Bunhoeffer the Student, 1923-1927 — Chapter 3. Between the Pulpit and the Lectern, 1928-1929 — Chapter 4. To America and Back, 1930-1932 — Chapter 5. Nazi Theology and the FUhrer Principle, 1933 — Chapter 6. The Church Struggle, 1933-1935 — Chapter 7. Zingst and Finkenwalde, 1935-1937 — Chapter 8. The Great Decision, 1938-1939 — Chapter 9. From Confession to Conspiracy, 1940-1942 — Chapter 10. Bonhoeffer in Love, 1942-1943 — Chapter 11. Cell 92 at Tegel Prison, 1942-1945 — Chapter 12. On the Road to Freedom, 1945 — Epilogue — Notes — Bibliography — Index — About the Author.

Marc Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Biographical Note:

Eric Metaxas is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, BonhoefferAmazing GraceSeven Men; and Miracles. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. ABC News has called Metaxas a “photogenic, witty ambassador for faith in public life.” He speaks to thousands around the United States and internationally each year. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

From the New York Timesbest-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreakingbiography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentiethcentury, a man who stood up to Hitler.

A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in theface of monstrous evil. As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullieda continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a young pastornamed Dietrich Bonhoeffer become one of the first to speak out against Hitler.As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer, and he washanged in Flossenberg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of thetwentieth century.

Bonhoeffer brings the reader face-to-face with a mandetermined to do the will of God radically, courageously, and joyfully–even tothe point of death. It is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth and a commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil.

Contributor Bio: Metaxas, Eric
Eric Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of BonhoefferMartin LutherIf You Can Keep ItMiraclesSeven Women, Seven Men, and Amazing Grace. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the New Yorker, and Metaxas has appeared as a cultural commentator on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. He is the host of The Eric Metaxas Radio Show, a daily nationally syndicated show aired in 120 U.S. cities and on TBN. Metaxas is also the founder of Socrates in the City, the acclaimed series of conversations on “life, God, and other small topics,” featuring Malcolm Gladwell, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Baroness Caroline Cox, and Dick Cavett, among many others. He is a senior fellow and lecturer at large at the King’s College in Manhattan, where he lives with his wife and daughter.

Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Author: Eric Metaxas
ISBN: 9781400226467
Format: Hardcover
Size: 0.9″ H x 8.5″ L x 5.5″ W (0.5 lbs)
Pages: 256

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