Keith L. Johnson's Bonhoeffer, Christ and Culture PDF

By Keith L. Johnson

ISBN-10: 1844746275

ISBN-13: 9781844746279

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) used to be probably the most compelling theologians of the 20 th century. a fancy mixture of scholarship and fervour, his lifestyles and writings proceed to fascinate and problem Christians worldwide.

He was once a pastor and profound instructor and author on Christian theology and ethics, but used to be additionally keen on the resistance opposed to Hitler which plotted his assassination. Bonhoeffer graduated from the college of Berlin and earned his doctorate in theology on the age of twenty-one. whereas pursuing postgraduate paintings at New York's Union Theological Seminary his existence and ministry was once profoundly prompted through his unanticipated involvement with the African American Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem in the course of that time.

Protesting the unconstitutional interference by means of Hitler of the demonstrated nationwide Protestant church and the persecution of the Jews, and rejecting the alignment of the German Christian stream with the Nazi regime, Bonhoeffer grew to become head of an underground seminary for the resisting Confessing Church in Germany.

At the 2012 Wheaton Theology convention, Bonhoeffer's notion and ministry have been explored in stimulating displays. Bonhoeffer's perspectives of Jesus Christ, the Christian group, and the church's engagement with tradition loved exact concentration. all through it really is transparent that during the twenty-first century, Bonhoeffer's legacy is as provocative and strong as ever.

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