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Who am I? : Bonhoeffer's theology through his poetry

Author: Bernd Wannenwetsch
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2009.
Series: T & T Clark theology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has often been noted that poetry is a particularly suitable medium when it comes to understanding the connection between theology and biography. Needless to say that this is particularly exciting in the case of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the poems he wrote during his imprisonment by the Nazis. Although any one of his ten poems should be read within their respective historical and biographical context, they are also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Who am I?
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2009
(DLC) 2009279116
(OCoLC)170035745
Named Person: Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Wannenwetsch
ISBN: 9780567522917 0567522911 9780567067838 0567067831
OCLC Number: 676699901
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 259 pages).
Contents: Introduction : who is Dietrich Bonhoeffer for us today? / Bernd Wannenwetsch --
'Who am I?' : human identity and the spiritual disciplines in the witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer / Michael Northcott --
'Past' : Bonhoeffer's 'past' / Oliver O'Donovan --
'Success and failure' : public disasters, works of love, and the inwardness of faithfulness / Brian Brock --
'By powers of good' : Bonhoeffer's last poem : texts and contexts / Nancy Lukens and Renate Bethge --
'The friend' : reflections on friendship and freedom / Stanley Hauerwas --
'Voices in the night' : human solidarity and eschatological hope / Philip G. Ziegler --
'Stations on the way to freedom' : the presence of God-the freedom of disciples / Hans G. Ulrich --
'Christians and pagans' : towards a trans-religious second naïveté or how to be a christological creature / Bernd Wannenwetsch --
'Jonah' : guilt and promise / Stephen Plant --
'The death of Moses' : why Moses? / Craig J. Slane.
Series Title: T & T Clark theology.
Responsibility: edited by Bernd Wannenwetsch.

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Discusses the case of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the poems he wrote during his imprisonment by the Nazis. This book states that although any one of his poems should be read within their respective  Read more...
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'Whoever contemplates Bonhoeffer's prison poems gains unique insights in the life and work of this great theologian. Bernd Wannenwetsch and the contributions in this collection offer such insights Read more...

 
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