Bonhoeffer Abridged : Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy Paperback / softback
by Eric Metaxas
From the New York Timesbest-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreakingbiography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentiethcentury, a man who stood up to Hitler.
A definitive,deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in theface of monstrous evil.
As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullieda continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a young pastornamed Dietrich Bonhoeffer become one of the first to speak out against Hitler.As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Fuhrer, and he washanged in Flossenberg concentration camp at age thirty-nine.
Since his death,Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of thetwentieth century. Bonhoeffer brings the reader face-to-face with a mandetermined to do the will of God radically, courageously, and joyfully-even tothe point of death.
It is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth anda commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
- Publication Date: 30/09/2014
- Category: Biography: religious & spiritual
- ISBN: 9780718016166