BONHOEFFER BIBLIOGRAPHY: PRIMARY SOURCES AND SECONDARY LITERATURE IN ENGLISH

Prepared by Craig J. Slane

Bonhoeffer Bibliography (1992)

This is the fourteenth annual update to the Bonhoeffer Bibliography: Primary Sources and Secondary Literature in English (Evanston: American Theological Library Association, 1992).  Please note the following: (1) any items marked ADD TO are revisions to entries in the published bibliography; (2) in order to register complete sets of conference papers, some German titles may be included; (3) The English Language Section of the International Bonhoeffer Society works to have all conference papers placed in the “Bonhoeffer Collection” at Union Theological Seminary, New York. However, conference paper sets are incomplete. 

Special note for this edition: This update includes various items (some in German) that have been deposited in the Bonhoeffer Collection at Union Theological Seminary in the past decade but may not have been previously recorded in the bibliography. These entries conclude with their underscored archival reference number (e.g., Series 1: Box 1)

PRIMARY SOURCES:

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Daily Meditations from His Letters, Writings, and Sermons. Edited by Carla Barnhill. Forward by Jim Wallis. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Christmas with Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Edited by Manfred Weber in the German edition and by Victoria J. Barnett and Wayne Whitson Floyd, Jr. in the English edition. Minneapolis: Augsburg Books, 2005

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Prison Poems. 2nd Edition [formerly titled Voices in the Night]. Translated and Edited by Edwin Robinson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Meditation on Psalms. 2nd Edition [formerly titled My Soul Finds Rest]. Translated and Edited by Edwin Robinson. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Reflections on the Bible. Human Word and Word of God. Edited by Manfred Weber. Translated by M. Eugene Boring. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 2004.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. “Report issued by Lic. D. Bonhoeffer on behalf of the six delegates assembled in the Theological Conference at Bruay en Artois.” Introduced by Victoria J. Barnett.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook 2 (2005/2006): 89-96. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2005.

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Who Am I? Poetic Insights on Personal Identity. Edited by Manfred Weber in the German edition and by Victoria J. Barnett and Wayne Whitson Floyd, Jr. in the English edition. Minneapolis: Augsburg Books, 2005

SECONDARY SOURCES: 

Arnett, Ronald C. Dialogic Confession: Bonhoeffer’s Rhetoric of Responsibility. Forward by Clifford Christians. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005.

Barnett, Victoria. “The Quest for the Historical Bonhoeffer.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19 – 22, 2005.

Batson, Gregory L. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Black Theology: Insights for White Participation in Black Theology.”  M.Div. Thesis, Union Theological Seminary, 2000. Series 2B: Box 1.

Bethge, Renate and Christian Gremmels (eds.).  Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Life in Pictures. Centenary Edition.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

Bischoff, Paul. “An Ecclesiology of the Cross for the World: The Church in the Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” Ph.D. dissertation. Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 2005.

Bonhoeffer Konzerte: Konzerte für Menschen und Ideen: Liederabend Stella Doufexis, program, 4 April 1998. Series 3: Box 1.

Brock, Brian. “Bonhoeffer and the Bible in Christian Ethics: Psalm 119, the Mandates, and Ethics as a ‘Way.’” Studies in Christian Ethics 18.3 (2005): 7-29.

Chung, Paul. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Asian Contextual Theology in relation to Minjung and Prajna of Inter-being.” Dialog: A Journal of Theology 45, no. 1 (2006): 92-100.

Class, Gottfried “Dem Rad in die Speichen fallen: Bonhoeffers Weg in der Widerstand;” “Dietrich Bonhoeffer:” Vortragsreihe in der Evang. Diakonissenanstalt Stuttgart [1995]. Series 1C: Box 1.

Clemo, Jack. “Bonhoeffer.” In his A Different Drummer, 50-51. Padstow: Tabb, 1986.

Conway, John S. “Last Writings from Prison.” A Paper delivered at the Bonhoeffer Symposium held at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, February 17-18, 2006.

Dabrock, Peter. “Responding to Wirklichkeit. Reclaiming Bonhoeffer’s Approach of Theological Ethics between Mystery and Formation of the World.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Dahill, Lisa E. “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on thee.” The Lutheran 18:4 (April 2005): 26-29.

Dahill, Lisa E. “The Call of Discipleship.” The Lutheran 19.2 (February 2006): 15-18.

De Gruchy, John W. “Bonhoeffer.” The Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology, 357-71. Edited by Gareth Jones. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004.

De Gruchy, John W. “Eberhard Bethge: Interpreter Extraordinaire of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19-22, 2005.

De Gruchy, John W. Daring, Trusting Spirit: Bonhoeffer’s Friend Eberhard Bethge. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2005.

Devine, Mark. Bonhoeffer Speaks Today: Following Jesus at all Costs. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2005. 

Ecklund, Brian R. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Potential to Influence Current Thoughts and Ministries of Pastoral Care.” M.A. Thesis, Luther Seminary, 2005.

Fant, Clyde E. “How Can the Church Speak to the World?” In Clyde E. Fant (ed.), Bonhoeffer: Worldly Preaching. 1-112. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1975.

Floyd, Wayne Whitson. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” The Modern Theologians. An Introduction to Christian Theology since 1918, 43-61. Third edition. Edited by David F. Ford with Rachel Muers. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 2005.

Forrest, Martin R. “Christology from Below: an examination of the Black Christology of  Takatso Mofokeng in the context of the development of  Black Theology in South Africa and in critical relation to the Christological ethic of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” M.A. Thesis, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1987. Series 2B: Box 1.

Gides, David M. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Theology of the World as a Key to his Political Involvement.” Ph.D. dissertation. Fordham University, 2005.

Gregersen, Niels Henrik. “Revelation and Rediscovery: ‘Center’ and ‘Limit’ in Bonhoeffer’s Creation and Fall and Christology Lectures.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Green, Clifford J. “Pacifism and Tyrannicide. Bonhoeffer’s Christian Peace Ethic.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18.3 (2005), 31-47.

Harvey, Barry. “Accounting for Difference. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Contribution to a Theological Critique of Culture.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Hauerwas, Stanley. “Bonhoeffer: The Truth Witness.” [Interview] in Homiletics 17, no. 2 (March-April 2005): 9-10; 39, 69, 73.

Haynes, Stephen. “Bonhoeffer and the Jews: Bethge and Beyond.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19 – 22, 2005.

Heuser, Stefan. “The Cost of Citizenship: Disciple and Citizen in Bonhoeffer’s Political Ethics.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18.3 (2005): 49-69.

Hildebrandt, Franz. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Sermon [on 2 Chron. 20:12] at the Memorial Service in Holy Trinity Church, Kingsway, London, 27 July, 1945.” In Amos Creswell and Maxwell G. Tow, Dr. Franz Hildebrandt. Mr. Valiant-for-Truth, 223-27. Leominster, England: Gracewing, 2000.

Huff, Douglas.  “Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 – 1945).” The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2005. http://www.iep.utm.edu.

Hunt, William W., III. “Religion and Protest: A case study of the protest movement in Okinawa with special attention to its religious and political justifications.” Ph.D. dissertation. Vanderbilt University, 2005.

Jenson, M. “Real Presence: Contemporaneity in Bonhoeffer’s Christology.” Scottish Journal of Theology 58, no. 2 (2005): 143-160.

Jüngel, Eberhard. “Die Phänomenologie des Geheimnisses.” [closing address]. Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Kleine, Michael. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Meditation on the Beatitudes: A Resurrection of the Abnormal Potential of Jesus’ Discourse.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 172-187.

Levering, Matthew Webb. “Bonhoeffer.” In his On Prayer and Contemplation: Classic and Contemporary Texts. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.

Lose, D. J. “`I believe; help my unbelief’: Bonhoeffer on Biblical Preaching.” Word & World 26, no. 1 (2006): 86-97.

Lovin, Robin. “Ethics for this World – What Would Bonhoeffer do?” The Christian Century 122, no. 8 (2005): 26 (7 pages).

Macchia, Frank D. “Terrorists, Security, and the Risk of Peace: Toward a Moral Vision.” Pneuma 26, no. 1 (Fall 2004): 1-3.

Martin, Michael. “The Rhetoric of Misdirection: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Response to the Gestapo’s Interrogation.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 206-223.

Marty, Martin E. “Bonhoeffer for Us.” The Christian Century 123, no .3 (February 7, 2006): 47.

Matthews, John W.  Anxious Souls Will Ask . . .  The Christ-Centered Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Matthews, John W. “Bonhoeffer at 100. What will we make of his legacy?” The Lutheran 19.2 (February 2006): 12-14.

Matthews, John W. “Bonhoeffer in the Eyes of Rhetoricians.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 249-251.

McElyea, Hugh M.  “Tenebrae: The Passion of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (A liturgical music-drama)”, script from performance by UTS Schola Cantorum and Choir, 2001. Series 3: Box 2.

Mills, John Orme. “Bonhoeffer.” New Blackfriars 86, no. 1001 (2005): 122-123.

Moses, John A. “The Rise and Decline of Christian Militarism in Prussia-Germany from Hegel to Bonhoeffer: The End Effect of the Fallacy of Sacred Violence.” War and Society (May, 2005). 

Musteric, Matthew D. “Against the Voices of Blood and Nature. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Ecclesiology and the Lutheran Tradition.” Taproot 17 (Summer 2004): 75-101.

Oehlmann, Karin A. “Stephanie von Mackensen und die Kirchenkampf.” M.A. Thesis, University of Tübingen 2003. Series 2B: Box 3.

O’Gorman, Ned. “`Telling the Truth:’ Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Rhetorical Discourse Ethic.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 224-248.

Pangritz, Andreas. “The Understanding of Mystery in the Theology of Bonhoeffer.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Parrinder, Geoffrey. “Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906-45).” A Concise Encyclopedia of Christianity, 46. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 1998.

Plant, Stephen. “The Sacrament of Ethical Reality: Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Ethics for Christian Citizens.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18.3 (2005): 71-88.

Rabus, Hans Frieder “Wer ich auch bin – dein bin ich, O Gott:  Dietrich Bonhoeffer – ein Lebensbild;” “Dietrich Bonhoeffer:” Vortragsreihe in der Evang. Diakonissenanstalt Stuttgart [1995]. Series 1C: Box 1.

Rabus, Hans-Frieder “Von guten Mächten true und still umgeben.” Neujahrspredigt 1995; “Dietrich Bonhoeffer:” Vortragsreihe in der Evang. Diakonissenanstalt Stuttgart [1995]. Series 1C: Box 1.

Rasmussen, Larry. “Interview with Herbert Jehle.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook 2 (2005/2006), 113-21. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2005.

Rasmussen, Larry.  “The Steep Price of Grace.” Sojourners 35:2 (February 2006): 18-23.

Reisz, H. Frederick, Jr. “Polarities and Paradox in Presence. Bonhoeffer’s Christology.” Taproot 17 (Summer 2004): 53-73.

Rosner, B. S. “Known by God: C. S. Lewis and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” The Evangelical Quarterly 77, no. 4 (2005): 343-352.

Ryan, Michael D.  “Christianity in Crisis 1933-37: Conversations with Franz Hildebrandt.” Madison, NJ: Drew University, 1984. Unpublished. Revised version. October, 2000.

Roberts, J. Deotis. Bonhoeffer and King. Speaking Truth to Power. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2005.

St. Matthäuskirche Berlin-Tiergarten, [Service sheet] Sonntag Palmarum,5 April 1998. Series 3: Box 2.

Schäufele, Hermann “Beten und Tun des Gerechten: eine Einführung in die Ethik D. Bonhoeffers.” “Dietrich Bonhoeffer:” Vortragsreihe in der Evang. Diakonissenanstalt Stuttgart [1995]. Series 1C: Box 1.

Schiefelbein, K. K. “In the Voices of the Those Who Knew Him: An Introduction to Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” Word & World26, no. 1 (2006): 77-85.

Schild., Maurice E. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Burden of Discipleship in Contemporary Australia.@ Lutheran Theological Journal 39:2-3 (August & December 2005), 169-80.

Schliesser, Christine C. “Everyone Who Acts Responsibly Becomes Guilty:  The Concept of Accepting Guilt in Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Reconstruction and Critical Assessment.” Ph.D. Dissertation. Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Theology, 2005. Series 2B: Box 4.

Schwarz, Hans.  “From Continuation to Reversal: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John A. T. Robinson, and the Death-of-God Theologians.”  In his Theology in a Global Context. The Last Two Hundred Years, 316-25. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Schwöbel, Christoph. “‘Religion’ and ‘Religionlessness’ in Letters and Papers from Prison. A Perspective for Religious Pluralism?” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Scott, Peter. “Postnatural Humanity? Bonhoeffer, Creaturely Freedom, and the Mystery of Reconciliation in Creation.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Slane, Crag J. “Martyrdom and a World Come of Age.” A Paper delivered at the Bonhoeffer Symposium held at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, February 17-18, 2006.

Smith, Robert O. “Bonhoeffer, Bloggers, and Bush: Uses of a ‘Protestant Saint’ in the Fog of War.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19 – 22, 2005.

Snydal, James.  Kneel and Pray: the faith and life of Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Whitby, Ont.: The Plowman, 2001.

Snydal, James. Do Not Surrender: The faith and life of pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Roseville, Calif.: Dry Bones, 2001

Snydal, James. Do Not Surrender, ms. for book, 2000. Series 3: Box 2.

Stassen, Glen Harold. “Healing the Rift between the Sermon on the Mount and Christian Ethics.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18, no. 3 (2005): 89-105.

Strunk, Reiner  “Leben in der Nachfolge: Die Herausforderung der Bergpredigt im Werk D. Bonhoeffers;” “Dietrich Bonhoeffer:” Vortragsreihe in der Evang. Diakonissenanstalt Stuttgart [1995]. Series 1C: Box 1.

Sullivan, Dale L. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Responsible Rhetoric: Introduction to Special Issue.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 149-152.

Sullivan, Dale L. “Reading Bonhoeffer’s Life Together in the Contexts of Monastic Literature and The Communion of Saints.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 188-205.

Thomas, John H. “Life together in a Life Apart World.” Lecture at Lakeside Pastors’ Convocation, 2003. Series 1C: Box 1.

Tietz-Steiding, Christiane.  “The Church is the Limit of Politics: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Opinion about the Political Task of the Church.” Bonhoeffer Lecture, Union Theological Seminary New York, Dec 1, 2004. Series 1C: Box 1.

Tietz-Steiding, Christiane. “The Mysteries of Knowledge, Sin, and Shame.” Paper presented at the Copenhagen Bonhoeffer Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29 – October 1, 2005.

Timmerman, David M. “Christian Pacifism and the Prophetic Voice: Diretich Bonhoeffer’s Peace Address.” Journal of Communication and Religion 28, no. 2 (November 2005): 153-171.

Tödt, Heinz Eduard. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Decisions in the Crisis Years.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18, no. 3 (2005): 107-23.

Van Dyke, Michael. Heroes of the Faith. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Opponent of the Nazi Regime. Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Publications, 2001.

Vosloo, Robert. “`Neither Defiant nor Despairing, but Humble and Confident’: In Conversation with Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Beyers Naudé on Discernment.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19 – 22, 2005.

Wallis, Jim. “When I First Met Bonhoeffer.”  Sojourners (December 2005): 5-6. Excerpt from author’s Foreword to A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.

Wannenwetsch, Bernd. “‘Responsible Living’ or ‘Responsible Self’? Bonhoefferian Reflections on a Vexed Moral Notion.” Studies in Christian Ethics 18.3 (2005): 125-40.

Weber, Manfred. “Dietrich Bonhoeffer. A Brief Summary of His Life.” Who Am I? Poetic Insights on Personal Identity, 4-7. Edited by Manfred Weber in the German edition and by Victoria J. Barnett and Wayne Whitson Floyd, Jr. in the English edition. Minneapolis: Augsburg Books, 2005

Weber, Manfred. “Introduction” to Reflections on the Bible. Human Word and Word of God, 3-5. Edited by Manfred Weber. Translated by M. Eugene Boring. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 2004.

Webster, John. “Reading the Bible: The Example of Barth and Bonhoeffer.” In his Word and Church. Essays in Christian Dogmatics, 87-110. Edinburgh & New York: T&T Clark, 2001. Also in Toronto Journal of Theology 17 (2001): 75-91.

Williams, Rowan. “Bonhoeffer and the Poets.” In Elizabeth Templeton (ed.), Traveling with Resilience. Essays for Alastair Haggart, 197-217.  Edinburgh: Scottish Episcopal Church, 2002.

Williams, Rowan. “Speech at the opening of the International Bonhoeffer Congress, University of Wroclaw, Poland.” February 3, 2006. www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/sermons_speeches/060203.

Williams, Rowan. “Archbishop’s speech at Bonhoeffer Memorial.” Wroclaw, Poland, February 4, 2006. www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/sermons_speeches/060204.

Williams, Rowan. “English Translation of a Sermon delivered in German at St. Matthäus Church, Berlin at a service to mark the centenary of the birth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” February 5, 2006. www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/sermons_speeches/060205

Wiltshire, Susan Ford. “`Telling the Truth’: Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Context.” Paper presented to the “Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia, November 19 – 22, 2005.

Young, Josiah U. III. “An African-American Perspective on an Experience of Incomparable Value.”  Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook 2 (2005/2006): 182-95. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2005.

Zimmerman, Jens. “Suffering With the World: The Continuing Relevance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Theology.” A Paper delivered at the Bonhoeffer Symposium held at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, February 17-18, 2006

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