Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

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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.



Author: Eric Metaxas
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Published: 09/30/2014
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780718016166

About the Author

Eric Metaxas is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, Bonhoeffer; Amazing Grace; Seven Men; and Miracles. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. ABC News has called Metaxas a "photogenic, witty ambassador for faith in public life." He speaks to thousands around the United States and internationally each year. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.