Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy (Paperback)Eric Metaxas (author)
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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.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 213 x 140 x 19 mm
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