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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

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Written By: Eric Metaxas

Narrated By: Malcolm Hillgartner

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: October 2014

Duration: 6 hours 52 minutes

Summary:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace comes an abridged version of the groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler.

A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of the monstrous evil that was Nazism. After discovering the fire of true faith in a Harlem church, Bonhoeffer returned to Germany and became one of the first to speak out against Hitler. As a double-agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer and was hanged in Flossenberg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of the twentieth century.

Bonhoeffer presents a profoundly orthodox Christian theologian whose faith led him to boldly confront the greatest evil of the twentieth century and uncovers never-before-revealed facts, including the story of his passionate romance.

“In this weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Metaxas offers a comprehensive review of one of history’s darkest eras, along with a fascinating exploration of the familial, cultural, and religious influences that formed one of the world’s greatest contemporary theologians. A passionate narrative voice combines with meticulous research…Abundant source documentation brings to life the personalities and experiences that shaped Bonhoeffer…Insightful and illuminating, this tome makes a powerful contribution to biography, history, and theology.”—Publishers Weekly

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  • Anonymous

    Extraordinary. A moving awakening book. Thank you.

  • Amber M

    Book was amazing!! Couldn't put it down!

  • Sarina Hager

    A perfect choice for an audio book--in part because of it's great length. Stirring

  • Kevin Decker

    Extremely long, but spiritually awakening. Inspiring!

  • adarrel fisher

    Am excellent book on the life of Pastor Bonhoeffer. Very inspirational to those feeling led to carry the Word to the next generation.