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Bonhoeffer For Armchair Theologians (Armchair Theologians Series)

Paperback|Oct 2009
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An engaging introduction to the^life and thought of contemporary^theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer This latest volume in the ever-popular WJK Armchair series turns its sights on contemporary^theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (19061945). Born in Breslau, Germany, Bonhoeffer led quite^an intriguing life. This book,...


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An engaging introduction to the^life and thought of contemporary^theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer
This latest volume in the ever-popular WJK Armchair series turns its sights on contemporary^theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (19061945). 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.^Bonhoeffer was imprisoned by the Nazis, who hanged him in 1945 but, thankfully, his ideas^did not die with him. His life and thought continue to have an enduring impact on^Christianity today.


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This latest volume in the ever-popular WJK 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.


Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious.


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 298336
  • Product Code 9780664230104
  • ISBN 0664230105
  • EAN 9780664230104
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Oct 2009
  • Dimensions 203 x 128 x 10mm
  • Weight 0.232kg

Stephen R Haynes

Stephen R. Haynes (Ph.D., Emory University) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rhodes College, Memphis. he is the author of Bonhoeffer for Armchair Theologians; The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint and The Bonhoeffer Legacy: Post-Holocaust Perspectives.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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