Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800628444
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Pages: 1068
  • Sales rank: 590,053
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 2.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the First English Edition
Portrait
Abbreviations
Pt. 1 The Lure of Theology
1 Childhood and Youth: 1906-1923 3
Ancestors 3
Parents' Home in Breslau 13
Berlin 21
The Decision to Become a Theologian 34
2 Student Years: 1923-1927 45
Family 45
Tubingen 47
Rome 56
Berlin 65
Dissertation 77
Seminar Essays 85
First Ties to a Regional Church 91
3 Assistant Pastor in Barcelona: 1928 97
Selecting a Post as Vicar 98
The Country 100
The Parish 105
Plans for the Future 120
4 Assistant Lecturer in Berlin: 1929-1930 125
Postdoctoral Work 128
Family and Friends 137
American Plans 142
5 America: 1930-1931 147
The Country 148
Friends 152
Union Theological Seminary 156
The Return Home 166
Pt. 2 The Cost of Being a Christian
6 Lecturer and Pastor: 1931-1932 173
Bonn 175
Catechism 186
Cambridge 189
The Transition from Theologian to Christian 202
The University 207
The Church 221
Ecumenism 238
7 Berlin: 1933 257
February: Controlled Chaos 259
March: Hitler's Laws 263
April: The German Christians 268
May: The Young Reformation Movement 279
June: The State Commissar 283
July: Church Elections 293
August: The Bethel Confession 300
September: The Aryan Clause 304
8 London: 1933-1935 325
Parish Minister 328
First Attack against the Reich Church Government, Winter 1933-1934 334
George K. A. Bell, Bishop of Chichester 354
Fano 372
Second Attack against the Reich Church Government, Winter 1934-1935 392
Plans 406
9 Preachers' Seminary: 1935 419
The Seminaries 419
Zingst and Finkenwalde 424
The Syllabus 441
The House of Brethren 460
The Ecumenical World 472
The Steglitz Resolutions 486
10 Finkenwalde: 1936-1937 493
The Fifth Implementation Decree 495
The Journey to Sweden 506
The Essay on Church-Community 517
The Memorandum to Hitler 531
"Service to Others" 539
Chamby, 1936 546
The Last Year in Finkenwalde 561
The End of Finkenwalde 577
11 The Collective Pastorates: 1938-1940 587
The Backwoods of Pomerania 588
The Low Point of the Church Struggle 596
Legalization 607
The Lure of the Political Realm 620
England; March and April 1939 635
America: June and July 1939 648
The War 662
Christian and Man for His Times 676
Pt. 3 Sharing Germany's Destiny
12 Travels: 1940-1943 681
Sect. 1 The Church 686
The Confessing Church during the War 686
Professional Problems 695
Theology 705
Sect. 2 The Conspiracy 722
The First Stage: Information, Spring 1941 724
The Second Stage: Peace Aims, Autumn 1941 734
The Third Stage: Information on the Coup, 1942 752
The Arrest 780
The Engagement 787
The "Borderline Case" 791
13 Tegel: 1943-1944 799
The Trial of Hans von Dohnanyi 800
The Investigation of Bonhoeffer 810
The Cell in Tegel 828
The New Theology 853
14 In the Custody of the State: 1944-1945 893
Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse 894
Buchenwald 918
Flossenburg 921
The Bitter End 928
App. 1 The Zossen Files 935
App. 2 Bonhoeffer's Readings in Prison 943
Notes 947
Chronology 1025
Index 1029
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