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Discipleship

Discipleship

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. Our struggle today is for costly grace." And with that sharp warning to his own church, which was engaged in bitter conflict with the official nazified state church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer began his book Discipleship (formerly entitled The Cost of Discipleship). Originally published in 1937, it soon became… Read more…

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (16 Vols.)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (16 Vols.)

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The definitive English translation of the Critical Edition. A comprehensive and thoroughly annotated sixteen-volume resource for the study of Bonhoeffer in the wider frame of twentieth-century thought and history. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series is a translation from the German editions of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke. Several of the volumes… Read more…

Barcelona, Berlin, New York 1928-31

Barcelona, Berlin, New York 1928-31

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The period 1928 to 1931, which followed completion of his dissertation, was formative for Bonhoeffer's personal and pastoral and theological direction. Almost all of these nine hundred pages of writings appear in English in Barcelona, Berlin, New York 1928-31 for the first time. They document the intense four-year period that included preparation of his … Read more…

Ecumenical, Academic and Pastoral Work: 1931-1932

Ecumenical, Academic and Pastoral Work: 1931-1932

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Volume 11 in the sixteen-volume Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works English Edition, Ecumenical, Academic, and Pastoral Work: 1931-1932, provides a comprehensive translation of Bonhoeffer’s important writings from 1931 to 1932, with extensive commentary about their historical context and theological significance. This volume covers the significant period of Bonhoeff… Read more…

Theological Education Underground: 1937-1940

Theological Education Underground: 1937-1940

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

With extensive commentary about their historical context and theological significance, Theological Education Underground: 1937-1940 covers a crucial time and an understudied period of Bonhoeffer's life. It begins during the final period of his illegal work in training Confessing Church seminarians and concludes as he begins his activities in the German r… Read more…

Conspiracy and lmprisonment: 1940-45

Conspiracy and lmprisonment: 1940-45

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Conspiracy and lmprisonment: 1940-45, published in the year of the one hundredth anniversary of Bonhoeffer's birth, documents Bonhoeffer's life under the increasing restraints and fateful events of World War II Germany. In hundreds of letters, including ten never-before-published letters to his fiancée, Maria von Wedemeyer, as wel… Read more…

Letters & Papers from Prison

Letters & Papers from Prison

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Despite Dietrich Bonhoeffer's earlier theological achievements and writings, it was his correspondence and notes from prison that electrified the postwar world six years after his death in 1945. 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 reader… Read more…

Creation and Fall

Creation and Fall

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Creation and Fall originated in lectures given by Dietrich Bonhoeffer at the University of Berlin in the winter semester of 1932—33 during the demise of the Weimar Republic and the birth of the Third Reich. In the course of these events, Bonhoeffer called his students to focus their attention on the word of God the word of truth in a time of turmoil. &… Read more…

Ethics

Ethics

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The crown jewel of Bonhoeffer's body of work, Ethics is 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. … Read more…

Fiction from Tegel Prison

Fiction from Tegel Prison

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Writing fiction, letters to his family, fiancée, and friends and contending with his interrogator occupied Bonhoeffer during his first year in Tegel Prison. Of the incomplete drama, the novel fragment, and the short story, Bonhoeffer admitted to his friend and later biographer, Eberhard Bethge, "There is a good deal of autobiography mixed with it." … Read more…

Sanctorum Communio: A Theological Study of the Sociology of the Church

Sanctorum Communio: A Theological Study of the Sociology of the Church

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Sanctorum Communio was Bonhoeffer's dissertation, completed in 1927 and first published in 1930. In it he attempts to work out a theology of the person in society, and then, particularly, in the church. Along with enlightening us about his early positions on sin, evil, solidarity, collective spirit, and collective guilt, the volume unfolds a systematic t… Read more…

Act and Being: Transcendental Philosophy and Ontology in Systematic Theology

Act and Being: Transcendental Philosophy and Ontology in Systematic Theology

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The fresh, critical translation of the volume is now available. Act and Being, written in 1929-1930 as Bonhoeffer's second dissertation, deals with the questions of consciousness and conscience in theology from the perspective of the Reformation insight about the origin of human sinfulness in the "heart turned in upon itself and thus open neither to … Read more…


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