Biographies and Portraits

Texts to Introduce Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Texts and Resources for Introducing Dietrich Bonhoeffer to Students and Others ANTHOLOGIES Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. The Bonhoeffer Reader. Clifford J. Green and Michael DeJonge, eds. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2013. Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Geffrey B. Kelly and E. Burton Nelson, eds. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1990. [...]

Recommended Bonhoeffer Biographies

Introducing Bonhoeffer through Biography Select Biographies Bethge, Eberhard. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography, translated by Victoria J. Barnett. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000. (1068 pages) Bethge, Renate. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Brief Life, translated by K.C. Hanson. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2004. (108 pages) Marsh, Charles. Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. [...]

Project Bonhoeffer – UK (Webinar Series: Bonhoeffer’s Legacy for Today) Videos Available Online

Project Bonhoeffer is a small UK-based organization. Set up in 2011, it was created to “inform and remind today’s Christians – young and not-so-young – of the challenges of discipleship that Dietrich Bonhoeffer addressed in his radical theology and in his Christian witness leading to his execution at the hands of the Nazis at the [...]

Spots Available: Short-Term Bonhoeffer Courses at the Bonhoeffer House in Berlin Summer 2024 (taught by Prof. Andrew Root)

Faith, Lies and Spies: The Life and Ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer with Dr. Andrew Root Dr. Andrew Root, Professor and Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is teaching three Bonhoeffer courses in the historic Bonhoeffer house this spring/summer in Berlin. These are great experiences [...]

New Children’s Book Available – Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Teacher Who Became a Spy (For Children Ages 4-8)

This first book of the Here I Am! series tells the real-life story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer who loved God and his neighbor, even when it cost him his life. This series highlights fascinating and faithful Christians in history for kids ages 4-8. Written by Molly Frye Wilmington, Illustrated by Marcin Piwowarski “A compelling story about [...]

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