Ethics: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works

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Called by Karl Barth "the brilliant Ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer," this book is finally being recognized as Bonhoeffer's magnum opus and one of the most important works of Christian ethics of the last century. Presented here in a new translation and a new arrangement, it is based on intensive study of the original manuscripts. Bonhoeffer's Ethics is copiously annotated with historical notes and editorial commentary that reveal the theological basis of his radical critique of ...
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Overview

Called by Karl Barth "the brilliant Ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer," this book is finally being recognized as Bonhoeffer's magnum opus and one of the most important works of Christian ethics of the last century. Presented here in a new translation and a new arrangement, it is based on intensive study of the original manuscripts. Bonhoeffer's Ethics is copiously annotated with historical notes and editorial commentary that reveal the theological basis of his radical critique of Nazi policies and practices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800683061
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/2/2005
  • Series: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,427,710
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

General editor's forword to Dietrich Bonhoeffer works
Editor's introduction to the English edition 1
Manuscripts in a reconstructed writing sequence 45
Christ, reality, and good : Christ, church, and world 47
Ethics as formation 76
Heritage and decay 103
Guilt, justification, renewal 134
Ultimate and penultimate things 146
Natural life 171
History and good [1] 219
History and good [2] 246
God's love and the disintegration of the world 299
Church and world I 339
On the possibility of the church's message to the world 352
The "ethical" and the "Christian" as a topic 363
The concrete commandment and the divine mandates 388
Editors' afterword to the German edition 409
App. 1 Chronology of Ethics 450
App. 2 Preparing the German edition of Ethics 467
App. 3 Arrangements of Ethics 477
App. 4 Facsimile pages, "heritage and decay" 478
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