Bonhoeffer. Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Metaxas Eric

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publisher Place: Nashville
Publisher Year: 2010
Edition: First Edition

Description: 608 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: WHO BETTER TO FACE THE GREATEST EVIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAN A HUMBLE MAN OF FAITH As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffera pastor and author. In this New York Times best-selling 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. Metaxas presents the fullest accounting of Bonhoeffers heart-wrenching 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. "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. Includes Readers Guide [A] beautifully constructed biography.� Alan Wolfe, The New Republic  Metaxas tells Bonhoeffers story with passion and theological sophistication. . . .� Wall Street Journal [A] weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. . . .� Publishers Weekly Metaxas presents Bonhoeffer as a clear-headed, deeply convicted Christian who submitted to no one and nothing except God and his Word.� 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. . . .� Thomas Fleming, author, The New Dealers War Metaxas has created a biography of uncommon powerintelligent, moving, well researched,vividly written, and rich in implication for our own lives. Or to put it another way: Buy this book. Read it. Then buy another copy and give it to a person you love. Its that good.� Archbishop Charles Chaput, First Things "A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the 21st century." Kirkus Reviews 2011 ECPA Book of the Year 2011 Canterbury Medal by the Becket Fund recognizing courage in the defense of religious liberty 2011 Christopher Award winner highlighting the power of faith, courage, and action "A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the 21st century." -Kirkus Reviews

ISBN: 9781595552464


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