Since Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s death in 1945, he has continued to fascinate and compel readers as a theologian, witness, and martyr. In this new biography, Christiane Tietz masterfully portrays the interconnectedness of Bonhoeffer’s life and thought, theology and politics, discipleship, witness, and resistance, tracing the path from his childhood to his imprisonment and execution. Brief, lucid, and accessible, Tietz’s new account brings Bonhoeffer’s story and work to life in a vivid retelling, unfolding his important and widely read texts in the process. The volume also includes previously unseen pictures.
Ethics is the culmination of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's theological and personal odyssey. Using the acclaimed Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works English translation and adapted to a more accessible format, this new edition features an insightful introduction by Clifford Green and supplemental material from Victoria J. Barnett.
Long overshadowed by Luther and Calvin, Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560) is nevertheless one of the most important figures in the Protestant Reformation. Reformer, humanist, theologian, philosopher, ecumenist, and teacher of pastors--Melanchthon had a profound effect on the sweep of Western church history.
The history of Christianity in the United States is a fascinating and lively story. In this revised and expanded account, Nancy Koester introduces students to the major events and movements that influenced the tradition.
For the first time the essential theological writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer have been drawn together in a helpful one-volume format. The Bonhoeffer Reader brings the best English translation to students, and provides a ready-made introduction to the thought of this essential thinker.
Today's Protestant churches are often rent by disagreement and dissent over the office of bishop, the roles of the ordained, and myriad forms of lay ministry. ...
This focused look at women in the household context discusses the importance of issues of space and visibility in shaping the lives of early Christian women....
Mannermaa's revisionist work on justification in Luther's theology a notable contribution from one of the most influential Finnish scholars of Luther...
Stephen Haynes's provocative study articulates the many motives and agendas that readers and scholars have brought to their study of Bonhoeffer, making it...
What is a moral person to do in a time of great immorality? That question was central to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who...
For the non-specialist, Martin Marty traces the church's quest through twenty centuries for unity, sanctity, universality, and authentic witness. He delves...
This volume argues that Bonhoeffer’s early work, particularly his Christocentric anthropology, grounds his later expressed commitments to responsibility and faithfulness in a “world come of age."
Engaging Bonhoeffer documents the extraordinary impact of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life and writing on later thought. Despite his lasting legacy, little substantial scholarship has been conducted in this area. In this magisterial collection, leading international scholars fill this striking gap and critically demonstrate the ways in which Bonhoeffer has been one of the most inspirational writers of the twentieth century. In addition to shedding light on the different trajectories that Bonhoeffer's work may forge, Engaging Bonhoeffer offers a critical window through which to view the ideas of many leading theological voices.
This study examines Orthodox liturgical reform after Vatican II through the lens of Catholic-Orthodox ecumenical dialogue.
In this landmark set, an extensive collection of writings from Johannes Bugenhagen, Luther's pastor, friend, and colleague in reform, are presented for the first time in English. The vast majority of these works have only been available in their original, sixteenth-century editions.
The Deutsche Christen, or "German Christians," a movement within German Protestantism, integrated Nazi ideology, nationalism, and Christian faith. For the first time in English, Mary M. Solberg presents a selection of 'German Christian' documents.
With this brief, engaging, and helpful overview, Joel M. Cruz offers a resource that tells that story of Latin America church history in a new way, enabling students of all kinds to better understand the histories of Latin American Christianity.
The essential material from A People's History of Christianity is available for classroom use covering topics of Early Christianity.
A People's History of Christianity, Student Edition: From the Reformation to the 21st Century, Volume 2
The essential material from A People's History of Christianity is available for classroom use covering topics from the Reformation to the Twenty-first Century.
Martin Luther King Junior is a rare mix of the deeply profound thinker and intellect who put the fruit of that reflection into the service of direct social action.
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