All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and. Jan 18, 2011 ive made no secret of the fact that i enjoyed reading eric metaxas biography of dietrich bonhoeffer. Pastor, martir, profeta, espia spanish edition ebook. Metaxas presents bonhoeffer as a clearheaded, deeply convicted christian who submitted to no one and nothing except god and his word. Metaxas presents the fullest accounting of bonhoeffer s heartwrenching decision to leave the safe haven of america to return to hitlers germany, and sheds new light on bonhoeffer s involvement in the famous valkyrie plot and in operation 7, the effort to smuggle jews into neutral switzerland.
In his new york times bestseller bonhoeffer,author eric metaxas presents the fullest account of bonhoeffers heartwrenching 1939 decision to leave the safe haven of america for hitlers germany. Alan wolfe, the new republic metaxas tells bonhoeffers story with passion and theological sophistication. One of these was dietrich bonhoeffera pastor and author. Get the audiobook download of bonhoeffer by eric metaxas for free with a 30day membership trial.
He played a central role in the confessing church during the nazi period and became one of the most. A foursession study on the life and writings of dietrich bonhoeffer by eric metaxas in chm, doc, epub download ebook. Herr, was dieser tag auch bringt, dein name sei gelobt. Eric metaxas has written a rich, detailed, and beautiful account of the great pastor and theologian who gave us the cost of discipleship and sacrificed his life for opposing hitler.
Charles marsh responds to eric metaxas jon ward medium. For the most part, metaxas allows this epic story to play itself out, unhindered by commentary. In the finest treatment of the man since eberhard bethges dietrich bonhoeffer. Eric metaxas born 1963 is an american author, speaker, and radio host. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 608 pages and is available in hardcover format. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Eric metaxas on cnn with chris cuomo eric metaxas joins chris cuomo on cnn to discuss the viral christianity today article titled trump should be removed from. Eric metaxas wrong for using bonhoeffer to support trump. Greg thornbury, phd, dean of the school of christian studies at union university. Thanks to my friend dana who read this book and told me how great it was, i waited until this summer and dived in myself. Bonhoeffer by eric metaxas audiobook download christian. Bonhoeffer is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth and a commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil. Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy paperback aug 29 2011. Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy is the first fully comprehensive biography of bonhoeffer in more than 40 years.
Metaxass counterfeit bonhoeffer california state university. Dietrich bonhoeffer 19061945, a german theologian, pastor, and ecumenist, studied in berlin and at union theological seminary in new york city. Apr 20, 2010 the author makes liberal use of primary sources, which bring bonhoeffer and other characters to vivid life. It is a ship loaded to the very limits of its capacity. But lately ive come across a few articles by experts in bonhoeffer who say that its just plain wrongits a portrayal of the man that is geared. In the first major biography of bonhoeffer in forty years, new york timesbestselling author eric metaxas takes both strands of bonhoeffers lifethe theologian.
Thats my evaluation from reading things metaxas quoted in the book. Bonhoeffer gives witness to one mans extraordinary faith and to the tortured fate of the nation he sought to deliver from the curse of nazism. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the cost of discipleship. Actually, its one of my alltime favorite biographies. Metaxas magnificently captures the life of theologian and antinazi activist dietrich bonhoeffer 19061945, who thought it the plain duty of the christianand the privilege and honorto suffer with those who suffered. Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy eric metaxas tells bonhoeffers story with passion and theological sophistication, often challenging revisionist accounts that make bonhoeffer out to be a humanist or ethicist for whom religious doctrine was easily disposable. Aug 29, 2011 metaxas presents the fullest accounting of bonhoeffers heartwrenching decision to leave the safe haven of america to return to hitlers germany, and sheds new light on bonhoeffers involvement in the famous valkyrie plot and in operation 7, the effort to smuggle jews into neutral switzerland. A definitive bonhoeffer biography for the 21st century. The cost of discipleship kindle edition by bonhoeffer.
Delaware county district library ohio scanned in china. May 19, 2010 from the new york times bestselling author of amazing grace, a groundbreaking biography of dietrich bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to hitler. Bonhoeffer was born on 4 february 1906 in breslau now wroclaw, poland, into a large family. With the upper lens you read the metaxas of the book, an engaging narrative by an experienced writer who presents bonhoeffer as a christian hero led by god to struggle against an evil regime and against his wayward church. Alan wolfe, the new republic metaxas tells bonhoeffer s story with passion and theological sophistication.
Now abridged and adapted in studentfriendly language, bonhoeffer, student edition tells the story of one of christianitys most courageous heroes. Oct 04, 2010 you have to read eric metaxas with bifocals. December 27, 2019 eric metaxas on newsmax tv eric metaxas explains in common sense terms why so many americans support trump. Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy by eric metaxas, paperback. Includes readers guide a beautifully constructed biography. The christian post sonny hong in a 2011 biography, my friend and gifted storyteller, eric metaxas, provided a great service to american evangelicals by reintroducing them to world war ii era moral theologian and christian ethicist, dietrich bonhoeffer. Bonhoeffer student edition by eric metals audiobook. The cost of discipleship, first published in german in 1937, was bonhoeffer s answer to the questions, what did jesus mean to say to us.
His writing has appeared in the wall street journal, the new york times, and the new yorker. Eric metaxas has 98 books on goodreads with 221830 ratings. Feb 27, 2018 in my email correspondence with eric metaxas, for a profile i wrote of the evangelical author and public figure, metaxas dismissed criticism of his 2010 book about dietrich bonhoeffer by, among. Being a christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing gods will. Eric metaxas book, allows you to get to know the man who was dietrich bonhoeffer. Mar 18, 2016 metaxas also explained bonhoeffers decision to help in a plot to assassinate hitler as following gods plan for his life and hearing gods voice in the matter phrases used in america today but not in germany 70 years ago. The cost of discipleship kindle edition by bonhoeffer, dietrich, metaxas, eric. Through, what must have been intensive research, and an appreciation of his faith metaxas brings us close to a man who should be an inspiration for all christians everywhere. In this foursession videobased small group bible study, new york times bestselling author eric metaxas will help you discover the major themes of dietrich bonhoeffer s writing and speaking and how he not only helped transform an entire faith community in germany during world war ii, but how his beliefs continue to impact the christian faith of people throughout the world today. Bonhoeffer was a sophisticated thinker immersed in early twentiethcentury german philosophy and theology. Bonhoeffer horbuch horbuchhorspiel cd scm hanssler. Christianity today metaxas has written a book that adds a new dimension to world war ii, a new understanding of how evil can seize the soul of a nation and a man of faith can confront it. It seemed to be only an occasional thing you could conclude from the. Part of the problem, perhaps, is that metaxas simply got in over his head.
Eric metaxas speaking at the in defense of christians inaugural summit, washington, d. Bonhoeffer is also widely known for his 1945 execution in flossenberg concentration camp for attempting to assassinate hitler. Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy by eric metaxas thomas nelson, 591 pp. Bonhoeffer s answers are rooted in lutheran grace and derived from christian scripture almost a third of the book consists of an extended meditation on the sermon on the mount. Bonhoeffer by eric metaxas overdrive rakuten overdrive. I have heard varying stances on certain aspects of bonhoeffer, and i thought, for the most part, that metaxas presented in fairness the reasons for those varying opinions. Metaxas, by the way, is also the author of amazing grace which was made into a movie in 2006. I do think metaxas had a tendency to interpret some of bonhoeffer s comments in terms of modern evangelicalism, which was a distortion. In this foursession videobased small group bible study dvddigital video sold separately, new york times bestselling author eric metaxas will help you discover the major themes of dietrich bonhoeffer s writing and speaking and how he not only helped transform an entire faith community in germany during world war ii, but how his beliefs continue to impact the christian faith of people. Metaxas presents the fullest accounting of bonhoeffers heartwrenching decision to leave the safe haven of america to return to hitlers germany, and sheds new light on bonhoeffers involvement in the famous valkyrie plot and in operation 7, the effort to smuggle jews into neutral switzerland. The biography of the german theologian and pastor dietrich bonhoeffer has been a hot commodity since the publication of eric.
Metaxas bonhoeffer is a monumental achievement and a deeply important work. His books have been translated into more than twentyfive languages. The first edition of the novel was published in august 21st 2009, and was written by eric metaxas. In this new york times bestselling biography, eric metaxas takes both strands of bonhoeffers lifethe theologian and the spyand draws them together to tell a searing story of incredible moral courage in the face of monstrous evil. A definitive, deeply moving narrative, bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of the monstrous evil that was nazism. In other words, metaxas uses todays american evangelical words to describe bonhoeffers life and actions. Aug 26, 2010 metaxas also sheds new light on bonhoeffer s reaction to kristallnacht, his involvement in the famous valkyrie plot and in operation 7, the effort to smuggle jews into neutral switzerland. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Thomas nelson, 2010by richard weikart, california state university, stanislauseric metaxas s bonhoeffer biography has won many accolades from evangelicals, not only because metaxas is an excellent writer, but also. Along with his other siblings, dietrich had a twin sister, sabine bonhoeffer leibholz.1498 689 343 1136 1137 848 463 1035 696 1570 695 1185 839 1238 1102 1437 865 551 887 1149 1532 158 1177 1031 1152 1545 1224 312 1158 1380 441 836 677 929 475 808 301 653 1060 1396 193 162