Dietrich Bonhoeffer, best known for his involvement in the anti-Nazi resistance, was one of the 20th century's most important theologians. His ethics have been a source of guidance and inspiration for men and women in the face of evil. Today, Bonhoeffer's theology is being read by Continental thinkers who value his contributions to the recent "religious turn" in philosophy. In this volume, an international group of scholars present Bonhoeffer's thought as a model of Christian thinking that can help shape a distinctly religious philosophy. They examine the philosophical influences on Bonhoeffer and explore the new perspectives his work brings to the perennial challenges of faith and reason, philosophy and theology, and the problem of evil. These essays add Bonhoeffer's voice to important contemporary debates in the philosophy of religion.
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Series:||Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion Series|
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Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Cruciform Philosophy
Brian Gregor and Jens Zimmermann
Part 1. Bonhoeffer on the Limits of Philosophy
1. Ratio in se ipsam incurva: Bonhoeffer on the Uses and Limits of Philosophy
2. Bonhoeffer, This-worldliness, and the Limits of Phenomenology
Paul D. Janz
Part 2. Bonhoeffer vis-à-vis Nietzsche and Heidegger
3. Aristokratisches Christentum: On Bonhoeffer and Nietzsche
Frits de Lange
4."Who Stands Fast?" Do Philosophers Make Good Résistants?
5. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Heidegger: Two Different Visions of Humanity
Part 3. Regarding "Religionless Christianity"
6. Philosophical Influences on Bonhoeffer's "Religionless Christianity"
Ralf K. Wüstenberg
7. The Non-Religious Interpretation of Christianity in Bonhoeffer
8. Bonhoeffer's "Religious Clothes": The Naked Man, the Secret, and What We Hear
Part 4. Bonhoeffer on Ethics and the Eschaton
9. Bonhoeffer's "Christian Social Philosophy": Conscience, Alterity, and the Moment of Responsibility
10. At the Recurrent End of the Unending: Bonhoeffer's Eschatology of the Penultimate
John Panteleimon Manoussakis
Appendix: The Penultimate and the Precursor
List of Contributors