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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich


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johnsash, January 30, 2013 (view all comments by johnsash)
One of the most moving and encouraging books I've ever read. A man of great faith and enormous courage, Bonhoeffer is presented with insightful warmth and understanding by his biographer, Eric metaxas. The message is for all men in all times when up against evil as brutal, vicious, insidious as Hitler and the Nazis in the mid-20th century.
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AnonymousSC, January 2, 2013 (view all comments by AnonymousSC)
My father was the go-to man for information on World War 2, and I inherited his enthusiasm for the history of that time period particularly. But this book opened my eyes to what was really going on behind the facade the Nazis presented to the rest of the world, some of which wasn't known until many years after the end of the War. I found this book's contents challenging my own relatively secure life with what can happen when there is a thirst for absolute control (our country is not immune to this threat). But it also showed the boldness and zeal that can be found in one's giving himself fully to the will of the Lord, though risking everything, to be used as a tool in His hands to bring relief and comfort to so many. I highly recommend this book!
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BDC, January 2, 2013 (view all comments by BDC)
An extremely well-researched and engrossing book. Metaxas weaves anecdotes, theology, historical background, and surprising details of Bonhoeffer's life into this rather lengthy book. A highly-recommended read.
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Linda M, August 7, 2012 (view all comments by Linda M)
This is one of the best biographies that I have ever read. It is a powerful and engrossing book. Eric Metaxas not only brought Bonhoeffer to life, but he also gave a good portrayal of Hitler & Nazi Germany. I feel that I know Bonhoeffer better after reading this book. Definitely a 5 star book!
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