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Bonhoeffer : pastor, martyr, prophet, spy : a Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich

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Bonhoeffer : pastor, martyr, prophet, spy : a Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
Call No: 284.1 B71b 2010

Call Number284.1 B71b 2010
Dates2010; ©2010
Statement of ResponsibilityEric Metaxas.
Creators & ContributorsMetaxas, Eric (author)
Keller, Timothy (contributor)
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (subject)
Summary"As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffera pastor and author... Eric Metaxas takes both strands of Bonhoeffer's lifethe theologian and the spyand draws them together to tell [a story] of incredible moral courage in the face of monstrous evil. Metaxas presents [an] accounting of Bonhoeffer's heart-wrenching decision to leave the safe haven to America to return to Hitler's Germany, and sheds new light on Bonhoeffer's involvement in the famous Valkyrie plot and in 'Operation 7,' the effort to smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland." Back cover
  1. Family and childhood
  2. Tübingen, 1923
  3. Roman holiday, 1924
  4. Student in Berlin, 1924–1927
  5. Barcelona, 1928
  6. Berlin, 1929
  7. Bonhoeffer in America, 1930–31
  8. Berlin, 1931–32
  9. The Führer principle, 1933
  10. The church and the Jewish question
  11. Nazi theology
  12. The church struggle begins
  13. The Bethel confession
  14. Bonhoeffer in London, 1934–35
  15. The church battle heats up
  16. The conference at Fanø
  17. The road to Zingst and Finkenwalde
  18. Zingst and Finkenwalde
  19. Scylla and Charybdis, 1935–36
  20. Mars ascending, 1938
  21. The great decision, 1939
  22. The end of Germany
  23. From confession to conspiracy
  24. Plotting against Hitler
  25. Bonhoeffer scores a victory
  26. Bonhoeffer in love
  27. Killing Adolf Hitler
  28. Cell 92 at Tegel Prison
  29. Valkyrie and the Stauffenberg plot
  30. Buchenwald
  31. On the road to freedom
Physical Description xvi, 608 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNashville : Thomas Nelson
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Foreword by Timothy J. Keller
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Margaret B.