Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Dramm Sabine Rice Thomas
In this book on Dietrich Bonhoeffer author Sabine Dramm examines the twentieth century's best-known German pastor and theologian. This is a book about Bonhoeffer's vibrant Christian faith and his profound yet very practical theological thinking. Although Dietrich Bonhoeffer's passionate life and dramatic death are familiar territory this book examines his life and the death he accepted in resistance to Hitler in the context of his faith and thought as found in his own writings. Dramm explores Bonhoeffer's sermons letters articles and books. She offers her readers an outstanding introduction to the breadth of his writing and the depth of his theological thinking and traces how Bonhoeffer's beliefs and understandings led him to active resistance to the Nazi regime: to the establishment of alternative church groups to espionage and ultimately to conspiracy to overthrow the government by assassinating Hitler.