Ethics DBW Vol 6

Ethics DBW Vol 6

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Charles C. West

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The crown jewel of Bonhoeffer's body of work, Ethicsis the culmination of his theological and personal odyssey. Based on careful reconstruction of the manuscripts, freshly and expertly translated and annotated, this new critical edition features an insightful Introduction by Clifford Green and an Afterword from the German edition's editors.

Though caught up in the vortex of momentous forces in the Nazi period, Bonhoeffer systematically envisioned a radically Christocentric, incarnational ethic for a post-war world, purposefully recasting Christians' relation to history, politics, and public life.

This edition allows scholars, theologians, ethicists, and serious Christians to appreciate the cogency and relevance of Bonhoeffer's vision.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451406757
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 10/23/2008
Series: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 605
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945), a German theologian, pastor, and ecumenist, studied in Berlin and at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He played a central role in the Confessing Church during the Nazi period and became one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century.

Charles C. West has been a missionary in China, associate director of the Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches, and a seminary professor. He is currently professor emeritus of Christian ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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