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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945)

Autor(a) de The Cost of Discipleship

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About the Author

Born in 1906 in Breslau, Germany, now part of Poland, Dietrich Bonhoeffer became a radical theologian. He was raised in a home where the intellect was honored. His father was a physician and professor of psychiatry at the University of Berlin. Such scholars as the church historian Adolph von mostrar mais Harnack, the theologian and sociohistorian Ernst Troeltsch, and Max Weber, a founder of modern sociology, were frequent guests of the Bonhoeffers. A precocious student who evidenced a degree of independence of thought that was at odds with the reverence in which his fellow students held their professors, Bonhoeffer decided early on the church and theology as his life's work. He was a product of liberal studies that were greatly influenced by Karl Barth. Bonhoeffer's doctoral dissertation, Sanctorum Communio: A Dogmatic Investigation of the Sociology of the Church, was published in 1930, at the time he was teaching theology at the University of Berlin. A year's study in the United States followed and leadership of the World Alliance of Churches, where his flair for languages and his genial disposition won him many friends. His American and British friends tried unsuccessfully to dissuade him from returning to Germany after the rise of Hitler in 1932. But Bonhoeffer returned, and joining the so-called Confessing Church of those who resisted Germanizing the church, he conducted an illegal seminary in Finkenwalde. Out of this experience came his Life Together; out of his struggles to encourage Christians to resist the Nazis came The Cost of Discipleship, his study of the Sermon on the Mount. Although Bonhoeffer escaped military duty by joining the intelligence service, he was eventually arrested and imprisoned by the Gestapo and was linked to the attempt on Hitler's life. His Letters and Papers from Prison (translated in 1953), was his testimony of faith; the writing gave the American death of God movement the term religionless Christianity. Bonhoeffer was killed in 1945 while he was in prison in Flossenburg. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Cost of Discipleship (1937) 8,628 cópias
Ethics (1949) 2,271 cópias
Letters and Papers from Prison {original edition} (1951) — Autor — 1,505 cópias
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas (2004) — Contribuinte — 757 cópias
Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible (1974) — Autor — 666 cópias
Christ the Center (1933) 564 cópias
Meditating on the Word (1986) 346 cópias
Creation and Fall (1959) 344 cópias
Act and Being (1931) 240 cópias
Spiritual Care (1985) 231 cópias
Meditations on the Cross (1998) 222 cópias
The cost of discipleship (1956) 219 cópias
No Rusty Swords (1947) 152 cópias
The Martyred Christian (1983) 133 cópias
Christology (1960) 124 cópias
Fiction from Tegel Prison (1720) 79 cópias
Temptation (1959) 64 cópias
The Mystery of Holy Night (1996) 57 cópias
Voices in the Night (1998) 51 cópias
My Soul Finds Rest (2002) 50 cópias
The Mystery of Easter (1998) 41 cópias
The Bonhoeffer Reader (2013) 41 cópias
Bonhoeffer brevier (1963) 32 cópias
Een woord voor elke dag (1995) 16 cópias
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Auswahl (1964) — Autor — 11 cópias
Poesie (1999) 6 cópias
Who Stands Fast? (2009) 6 cópias
Verzoeking (2004) 5 cópias
Goede machten (1986) 5 cópias
Etterfølgelse (2010) 5 cópias
Vida Em Comunhao (1956) 4 cópias
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke (1992) 4 cópias
Verborgen omgang (2003) 3 cópias
Fellesskap og bønn (2012) 3 cópias
Tra Dio e il mondo. (2015) 3 cópias
Közösségben (2013) 3 cópias
Aanzetten voor een ethiek (2012) 3 cópias
De levende kerk (2018) 3 cópias
Versuchung (1954) 3 cópias
Creer y vivir (1901) 3 cópias
Creation 2 cópias
Fristelse 2 cópias
Imparare a pregare (2018) 2 cópias
Etica cristiana (2015) 2 cópias
Beten mit der Bibel (1970) 2 cópias
Escritos Esenciales (2001) 2 cópias
Das Wesen der Kirche (1971) 2 cópias
Way to Freedom 2 cópias
Követés (2007) 2 cópias
Dein Reich Komme (1958) 2 cópias
Le prix de la grace (1985) 2 cópias
Cartes des de Barcelona (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
Textes choisis (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
作门徒的代价 1 exemplar(es)
De la vie communautaire 1 exemplar(es)
Vida en comunitat (1977) 1 exemplar(es)
Lydighetens vei 1 exemplar(es)
Vom Grossen Kontrapunkt 1 exemplar(es)
Meditations on Psalms 1 exemplar(es)
Tentation 1 exemplar(es)
Gli scritti 1 exemplar(es)
Éthique 1 exemplar(es)
Discipleship 1 exemplar(es)
Ethics 1 exemplar(es)
Lesebuch [2nd ed.] 1 exemplar(es)
Tot de nacht voorbij is 1 exemplar(es)
Sociologia de la iglesia 1 exemplar(es)
Následování (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Schepping en val (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
The Collier Christian Library (1988) 1 exemplar(es)
Bibelens bønneborg 1 exemplar(es)
Het wonder van Pasen (1998) 1 exemplar(es)
Fællesskab 1 exemplar(es)
Texter i urval (1994) 1 exemplar(es)
Meditazioni sul Natale 1 exemplar(es)
A Szentrs imdsgosknyve 1 exemplar(es)
Memoria e fedeltà (1995) 1 exemplar(es)
Viaggio in Italia (1924) (2010) 1 exemplar(es)
Modstand og hengivelse 1 exemplar(es)
Fedeltà al mondo. Meditazioni (2004) 1 exemplar(es)
Advent & Kerst 1 exemplar(es)
Gesammelte Schriften 1 @Ökumene (1978) 1 exemplar(es)
Werke 1 exemplar(es)
Sekošana Kristum (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
Bonhoeffer75 1 exemplar(es)
Konsequenzen 1939-1944 (1987) 1 exemplar(es)
Gli scritti 1928-1944 1 exemplar(es)
Entscheidungen 1936-1939 (1988) 1 exemplar(es)
Anfänge 1927-1933 (1988) 1 exemplar(es)
Title Not GIven 1 exemplar(es)
Lettere a un amico 1 exemplar(es)
Naśladowanie (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Lettres de fiançailles: cellule 92, 1943-1945 (1992) — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)
The Way To Freedom 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy (2010) — Associated Name — 4,222 cópias
Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith (2010) — Contribuinte — 143 cópias
Courage: Eight Portraits (2007) — Associated Name — 61 cópias
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Theologian of Reality (1971) — Associated Name — 29 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



3.5 stars -- I didn't like this book as much as I thought I would, but there are still many good nuggets here.

The book is divided into only 5 chapters and is quite short. Despite this, it took me a while to get through it because there were so many parts I needed to stop and really think about. (Also, the older-English writing with thee's and thou's tossed in made it a bit wordy.) I did feel that the writing sometimes seemed a bit repetitive and could have been edited more.

I really liked chapters 1, 4, and 5 ("Community," "Ministry," and "Confession and Communion," respectively). I wrote down a lot of quotes from these chapters that I didn't want to forget!

One of my favorite quotes pertaining to Christian fellowship is found on page 27: "He who loves his dream of a community more than the Christian community itself becomes a destroyer of the latter, even though his personal intentions may be ever so honest and earnest and sacrificial." -- I see a lot of this "loving the dream more than the community" within the hipster movement, so it really stuck out to me.

Chapters 2 and 3 ("The Day with Others" and "The Day Alone," respectively) missed the mark a bit for me. I'm not quite sure which denomination Bonhoeffer is associated with, but I disagreed with many of his views on prayer (for example, he advocates very rigid, scheduled prayer times for various topics) as well as certain interactions between Christians. (He seems to believe that being a Christian means letting other believers walk all over you without holding them accountable, but not even Christ did that - He extends forgiveness, but we have to repent. Enabling others to sin is never the right course of action! I guess Bonhoeffer never read [b:Boundaries|944267|Boundaries When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life|Henry Cloud|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1348423991s/944267.jpg|1450035]. ;) )
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