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Creation and Fall

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Creation and Fall originated in lectures given by Dietrich Bonhoeffer at the University of Berlin in the winter semester of 1932-33 during the demise of the Weimar Republic and the birth of the Third Reich. In the course of these events, Bonhoeffer called his students to focus their attention on the word of God as the word of truth in a time of turmoil.
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Overview

Creation and Fall originated in lectures given by Dietrich Bonhoeffer at the University of Berlin in the winter semester of 1932-33 during the demise of the Weimar Republic and the birth of the Third Reich. In the course of these events, Bonhoeffer called his students to focus their attention on the word of God as the word of truth in a time of turmoil.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800683030
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Series: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works
  • Pages: 214
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Foreword to Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works
Abbreviations
Editor's Introduction to the English Edition 1
Creation and Fall: A Theological Exposition of Genesis 1-3
Preface 19
Introduction 21
The Beginning (Gen. 1:1-2) 25
The Word (Gen. 1:3) 40
God's Look (Gen. 1:4a) 45
The Day (Gen. 1:4b-5) 48
That Which Is Firmly Fixed (Gen. 1:6-10, 14-19) 50
That Which Lives (Gen. 1:11-13, 20-25) 56
The Image of God on Earth (Gen. 1:26-27) 60
Blessing and Completion (Gen. 1:28-31, 2:1-4a) 68
The Other Side (Gen. 2:5bff.) 71
The Human Being of Earth and Spirit (Gen. 2:7) 74
The Center of the Earth (Gen. 2:8-17) 80
The Power of the Other (Gen. 2:18-25) 94
The Pious Question (Gen. 3:1-3) 103
Sicut Deus (Gen. 3:4-5) 111
The Fall (Gen. 3:6) 115
The New Thing (Gen. 3:7) 121
The Flight (Gen. 3:8-13) 127
Curse and Promise (Gen. 3:14-19) 131
The Mother of All That Lives (Gen. 3:20) 137
God's New Action (Gen. 3:21) 139
The Tree of Life (Gen. 3:22ff.) 141
Cain (Gen. 4:1) 145
Editor's Afterword to the German Edition 147
Chronology 174
Bibliography 178
Index of Biblical References 194
Index of Names 196
Index of Subjects 198
Editors and Translator 207
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2003

    The last third is worth the price

    In general, Bonhoeffer¿s comments on chapters 1-2 are extremely philosophical, abstract, and largely unhelpful. But his work on Genesis 3 is worth the price of the book. Good resource for preachers preparing sermons on Genesis.

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