T&T Clark New Studies in Bonhoeffer’s Theology and Ethics – New Volumes Available, 2023 (Pre-Order Now)

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prayerbook of the Bible, & the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK): Reassessing the Historical Record

By David A. R. Clark ABSTRACT This article examines Geffrey B. Kelly’s argument that, in 1941, the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK) prohibited Bonhoeffer from publishing because the agency objected to the ostensibly pro-Jewish and anti-Nazi content of Prayerbook of the Bible: An Introduction to the Psalms. The primary sources show that Kelly’s claims are unsupported by the historical record, as [...]

Prayerbook of Christ: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christological Interpretation of the Psalms

Review of Brad Pribbenow, Prayerbook of Christ. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christological Interpretation of the Psalms. Lanham: Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2018. Ppxxiii, 221. ISBN: 978-1-9787-0105-2 (cloth); ISBN 978—9787-0106-9 (electronic). This book is based on two convictions: “The first is that the hermeneutical approach towards the Psalms shaped and practiced by Dietrich Bonhoeffer contributes something new to the [...]




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