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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Religion (4-Feb-1906 — 9-Apr-1945)


Ronald C. Arnett. Dialogic Confession: Bonhoeffer's Rhetoric of Responsibility. Southern Illinois University Press. 2005. 238pp.

Eberhard Bethge. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Man of Vision, Man of Courage. Harper & Row. 1970. 867pp.

Eberhard Bethge (editor). Bonhoeffer: An Illustrated Introduction in Documents and Photographs. Collins. 1979. 192pp.

Eberhard Bethge. Friendship and Resistance: Essays on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1995. 111pp.

Vivienne Blackburn. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Simone Weil: A Study in Christian Responsiveness. Peter Lang. 2004. 272pp.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Prisoner for God: Letters and Papers from Prison. Macmillan. 1961. 190pp.

James H. Burtness. Shaping the Future: The Ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Fortress Press. 1985. 183pp.

John W. de Gruchy. The Cambridge Companion to Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 281pp.

John W. de Gruchy. Daring, Trusting Spirit: Bonhoeffer's Friend Eberhard Bethge. Fortress Press. 2005. 221pp.

Mark Devine. Bonhoeffer Speaks Today: Following Jesus at All Costs. B&H Publishing Group. 2005. 179pp.

Sabine Dramm. Translated by Thomas Rice. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Introduction to His Thought. Hendrickson Publishers. 2007. 258pp.

Ernst Feil. The Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Fortress Press. 1985. 246pp. Translation of Die Theologie Dietrich Bonhoeffers.

Wolfgang Gerlach. Translated by Victoria J. Barnett. And the Witnesses Were Silent: The Confessing Church and the Persecution of the Jews. University of Nebraska Press. 2000. 304pp.

Theodore A. Gill. Memo for a Movie: A Short Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. New York: Macmillan. 1971. 268pp.

Donald Goddard. The Last Days of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Harper & Row. 1976. 245pp.

John D. Godsey. The Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Westminster Press. 1960. 299pp.

Clifford J. Green. Bonhoeffer: A Theology of Sociality. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1999. 392pp. Revised Edition.

Kenneth Hamilton. Life in One's Stride: A Short Study in Dietrich Bonhoeffer. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1968. 91pp.

Stephen R. Haynes. The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint. Fortress Press. 2004. 280pp.

Stephen R. Haynes. The Bonhoeffer Legacy: Post-Holocaust Perspectives. Fortress Press. 2006. 224pp.

Georg Huntemann. Translated by Todd Huizinga. The Other Bonhoeffer: An Evangelical Reassessment of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Baker Book House. 1993. 342pp.

Geffrey B. Kelly; F. Burton Nelson. The Cost of Moral Leadership: The Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2003. 300pp.

A. J. Klassen (editor). A Bonhoeffer Legacy: Essays in Understanding. William B. Eerdmans. 1981. 382pp.

Harold Lockley. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: His Ethics and Its Value for Christian Ethics Today. Phoenix Press. 1993. 192pp.

Charles Marsh. Reclaiming Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Promise of His Theology. Oxford University Press. 1994. 195pp.

John W. Matthews. Anxious Souls Will Ask: The Christ-Centered Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2005. 80pp.

Eric Metaxas. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. Thomas Nelson. 2010. 608pp.

Jürgen Moltmann; Jürgen Weissbach. Two Studies in the Theology of Bonhoeffer. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1967. 159pp.

Heinrich Ott. Reality and Faith: The Theological Legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Fortress Press. 1972. 456pp. Translation.

Stephen Plant. Bonhoeffer. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2004. 157pp.

Larry L. Rasmussen. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Reality and Resistance. Abingdon Press. 1972. 222pp.

Elizabeth Raum. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Called by God. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2003. 192pp.

Dallas M. Roark. Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Waco, TX: Word Books. 1972. 141pp.

Edwin Hanton Robertson. The Shame and the Sacrifice: The Life and Martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1988. 288pp.

Elisabeth Sifton; Fritz Stern. No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans Von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State. New York Review of Books. 2013. 157pp.

Ronald Gregor Smith (editor). World Come of Age: A Symposium on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Collins. 1967. 288pp.

Richard Weikart. The Myth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Is His Theology Evangelical?. International Scholars Publications. 1997. 248pp.

Renate Wind. Translated by John Bowden. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Spoke in the Wheel. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1992. 182pp.

Wolf-Dieter Zimmermann. Translated by Kathe Gregor Smith. I Knew Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Harper & Row. 1967. 238pp. Translation of Begegnungen mit Dietrich Bonhoeffer.


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  6. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.71)

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