Letters and Papers from Prison

Letters and Papers from Prison

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Overview

Despite Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s earlier theological achievements and writings, it was his correspondence and notes from prison that electrified the postwar world. The materials gathered and selected by his friend Eberhard Bethge in Letters and Papers from Prison not only brought Bonhoeffer to a wide and appreciative readership, especially in North America, they also introduced to a broad readership his novel and exciting ideas of religionless Christianity, his open and honest theological appraisal of Christian doctrines, and his sturdy, if sorely tried, faith in face of uncertainty and doubt.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506402758
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 614
Sales rank: 1,105,110
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born in Breslau in 1906. The son of a famous German psychiatrist, he studied in Berlin and New York City. He left the safety of America to return to Germany and continue his public repudiation of the Nazis, which led to his arrest in 1943. Linked to the group of conspirators whose attempted assassination of Hitler failed, he was hanged in April 1945.

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