logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Battle for Bonhoeffer, Paperback / softback Book

Description

The figure of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) has become a clay puppet in modern American politics.

Secular, radical, liberal, and evangelical interpreters variously shape and mold the martyr's legacy to suit their own pet agendas. Stephen Haynes offers an incisive and clarifying perspective.

A recognized Bonhoeffer expert, Haynes examines "populist" readings of Bonhoeffer, including the acclaimed biography by Eric Metaxas, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.

In his analysis Haynes treats, among other things, the November 2016 election of Donald Trump and the "Bonhoeffer moment" announced by evangelicals in response to the US Supreme Court's 2015 decision to legalize same-sex marriage. The Battle for Bonhoeffer includes an open letter from Haynes pointedly addressing Christians who still support Trump.

Bonhoeffer's legacy matters. Haynes redeems the life and the man.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Religion & politics
  • ISBN: 9780802876010

£15.00

£10.19

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops