Christ for us in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Christ for us in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Phillips, John A.

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945.,
  • Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines.

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Statement[by] John A. Phillips.
LC ClassificationsBX4827.B57 P5 1967a
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5537839M
LC Control Number67014934

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This was an excellent look into the theology and examination of Christ for Us as Bonhoeffer has alluded to in the title. Not only is Bonhoeffer an excellent poet but he made Christianity relatable to society at the time in s and its application came be used today.4/5. The Psalms are not only the prayerbook of the church, more fundamentally, they are the prayerbook of Jesus Christ. In this book, Pribbenow explores Bonhoeffer’s unique Christological interpretation of the Psalms by means of a concentrated analysis of its development, coherence, and significance, tracing it from its formation at Berlin University, into the years of development at the Confessing Church Preacher’s Seminary 4/5(1). Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus argues that the black American narrative led Dietrich Bonhoeffer to the truth that obedience to Jesus requires concrete historical action. This ethic of resistance not only indicted the church of the German Volk, but also continues to shape the nature of Christian discipleship by: 5.   Christ, Church and the World: New Studies in Bonhoeffer’s Theology and Ethics. Bloomsbury Publishing, O ne figure who has proven particularly resilient to .

  SYNOPSIS. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology seems to appeal to just about everyone. After reading The Cost of Discipleship, I was excited by Bonhoeffer, but my zeal for him waned after reading Letters and Papers from Prison.I discovered later that Bonhoeffer’s theology was different from my evangelical views. The Cost of Discipleship is a book by the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, considered a classic of Christian original German title is simply Nachfolge (literally: "following" or: "the act of following"). It is centered on an exposition of the Sermon on the Mount, in which Bonhoeffer spells out what he believes it means to follow : Dietrich Bonhoeffer.   1. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Christian theologian. Rather, one should say that he became a Christian theologian. Eberhard Bethge, his former student and biographer, notes the year as a “transition from theologian to Christian.” In Dietrich wrote to a girlfriend and confessed: “I plunged into work in a very unchristian way.. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is considered a martyr for his faith; he was absolved of any crimes by the German government in the mids. The calendars of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America commemorate him on April 9, the date on which he was hanged in

Who Is Christ for Us? - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Google Books In the summer of , Dietrich Bonhoeffer delivered powerful lectures that insisted Christians encounter Jesus Christ as a 2/5(1). To Bonhoeffer, the church is simultaneously (1) a reality of revelation, established in Christ, and (2) a human, social community amenable to sociological analysis. But not any sociology will : Clifford Green. ARCANE AND GERMANE BOOK REVIEWS #2 “After reading a new book, never allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.” (C.S. Lewis) Born in in Breslau, Dietrich Bonhoeffer grew up in Berlin. The son of a physician and academic, he showed early signs of his own academic ability, presenting his doctoral thesis at the age of Author: Andrew Prideaux. Bonhoeffer's Chrîstology and His "Religionless Christianity"1 EBERHARD BETHGE In the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer there exists an intimate con-nection between Christology and a non-religious expression of the witness for Christ, although the specific formulation "non-religious interpretation" did not originate until near the end of his life.