Chapter 9: The Significance of Bonhoeffer  in  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book Chapter by Dallas M. Roark

Bonhoeffer’s significance certainly includes the man himself who was a hero of faith in the struggle against Nazi tyranny. In evaluating his theological contributions, it is important to balance the seemingly radical statements of the "later Bonhoeffer" with the "whole Bonhoeffer" found in authors like Eberhard Bethge. Bonhoeffer’s theology made several contributions, particularly in the area of ecclesiology and the ecumenical movement, ethics and the role of the Christian in the modern world, spiritual life especially in theological education, and Christology as the center of doctrine.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book by Dallas M. Roark

(ENTIRE BOOK) A helpful understanding of the major themes in Bonhoeffer’s works that cover not only theology, philosophy, Christology, ethics and sociology, but also the mystique surrounding his opposition to the Nazi state, leading to his execution.

Preface  in  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book Chapter by Dallas M. Roark

An invitation to do a short work on Bonhoeffer was an opportunity for me to dig deeper into this brilliant theologian. This work will not command the attention of the devotee of Bonhoeffer. It is designed to give the reader a quick snapshot view of the man, his life and thought. If I have succeeded …

Preface, by Bishop Yuhanon Mor Meletius  in  Encounter in Humanization: Insights for Christian-Marxist Dialogue and Cooperation

Book Chapter by Paulose Mar Paulose

Bishop Dr. Paulose found several areas where Christianity and Marxism could cooperate for the creation of a new world order. He was critical of Christianity for preferring to keep the status quo intact and making people slaves to outdated dogmas, customs and practices that never addressed and represented the aspirations and struggles.

Who Am I?

Article by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Who am I? They often tell me I stepped from my cell’s confinement Calmly, cheerfully, firmly, Like a squire from his country-house. Who am I? They often tell me I used to speak to my warders Freely and friendly and clearly, As though it were mine to command. Who am I? They also tell me …