Theologian of Resistance: The Life and Thought of Dietrich by Christiane Tietz,Victoria J. Barnett

By Christiane Tietz,Victoria J. Barnett

in view that Dietrich Bonhoeffer's loss of life in 1945, finished by way of the Nazis as a political dissident, he has persisted to fascinate and compel readers as a theologian, witness, and martyr. Bonhoeffer's theological brilliance, dedicated discipleship, ecumenical perception, and brave participation within the fight opposed to fascism have profoundly formed modern Christian figuring out and motion. In John W. de Gruchy's estimate, had Bonhoeffer lived “he may need ruled the theological scene within the moment half the 20 th century in succession to Karl Barth, Rudolf Bultmann, and Paul Tillich. because it used to be, he turned the paradigmatic martyr-theologian” for our time. during this new biography, Christiane Dietz masterfully portrays the interconnectedness of Bonhoeffer's existence and suggestion, theology and politics, discipleship, witness, and resistance, tracing the trail from his early life to his imprisonment and execution. short, lucid, and imminently available, Tietz's new account brings Bonhoeffer's tale and paintings to existence in a vibrant retelling, unfolding his very important and largely learn texts, and together with new, formerly unseen pictures.

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Theologian of Resistance: The Life and Thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Considering the fact that Dietrich Bonhoeffer's loss of life in 1945, achieved by way of the Nazis as a political dissident, he has persisted to fascinate and compel readers as a theologian, witness, and martyr. Bonhoeffer's theological brilliance, dedicated discipleship, ecumenical perception, and brave participation within the fight opposed to fascism have profoundly formed modern Christian knowing and motion.

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