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 Führer, 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.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace, an abridged version of the groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler.Baker & Taylor
Traces the life of the Christian theologian whose faith led him to speak out against Nazism and join in unsuccessful attempts to assassinate Hitler, discussing the personalities and experiences that shaped him and detailing his role in the religious resistance to Nazism.