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    • Subscriber Access Only Why Your Millennial Outreach Needs a Bit of Bonhoeffer
      Millennial anxiety sabotages attempts to engage the next generation. Dietrich explains why.
    • Subscriber Access Only Bonhoeffer Against the World
      How did a young man with no apparent power become a hero of the faith? A new biography explains.
    • Subscriber Access Only Why Love Never Ends
      And why everything else does.
    • Subscriber Access Only Profiting from the Past
      Will Christian history books ever sell?
    • Redeeming Bonhoeffer (The Book)
      The problem with Eric Metaxas's portrayal of the German hero as an evangelical.
    • An Un-Christmas-Like Idea
      Four days of Advent readings, excerpted from 'God Is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas.' By Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    • Subscriber Access Only The Authentic Bonhoeffer
      Eric Metaxas explains how the German theologian lived a life worth examining.
    • Subscriber Access Only Bonhoeffer Stood Fast
      Martyred German pastor showed theology has consequences.
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer
      German theologian and resister
    • Survey Results: What Do You Think?
      How our scholars and general readers voted in the Most Influential Christians of the Century survey.
    • Neo-Orthodoxy: Karl Barth
      He revived orthodoxy when mere moralism and humanism had seemingly won over the theological world.
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer: From the Editor - A Spiritual Tonic
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Christian History Timeline
      Information based upon timelines in Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Man of Vision, Man of Courage, by Eberhard Bethge (New York: Harper & Row, 1970) and A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer edited by Geffrey Kelly and F. Burton Nelson (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1990).
    • Radical Resistance
      Bonhoeffer took an early and active stand against the Nazis.
    • Exploring Bonhoeffer's Writings
      Some of his works are little known. Some are fictional. But all are provocative. Here's a brief guide.
    • Friends He Met in America
      Three colleagues from Union Theological Seminary who deeply influenced Bonhoeffer
    • Pastor Bonhoeffer
      Though known as a theologian and resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was also a pastor—even in his final moments.
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Did You Know?
      Little-known or remarkable facts about Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945)
    • My Friend Dietrich
      His closest companion reflects on the meaning of Bonhoeffer's life for us today.
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Recommended Resources
    • Bonhoeffer
      A photo album
    • Barth and Bonhoeffer
      What did Bonhoeffer think of this century's most influential theologian?
    • The Life and Death of a Modern Martyr
      Born into privilege, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was headed toward a brilliant career as a theologian. Then he came to see life "from the perspective of those who suffer." In Nazi Germany, that cost him his life.
    • Daring Thoughts
      Selected quotations from Dietrich Bonhoeffer's writings. Quotations primarily from A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, edited by Geffrey B. Kelly and F. Burton Nelson (HarperCollins, 1990).
    • Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Gallery of Family, Friends, & Co-Conspirators
      Significant people in Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life
    • Bonhoeffer's Costly Theology
      His controversial yet Christ-centered beliefs were formed not only in the classrooms of Tübingen, but also in the cells of Tegel Prison.
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