Letters and Papers from Prison

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SCM Press, Jan 25, 2013 - Religion - 176 pages
One of the great classics of prison literature, Letters and Papers from Prison effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, executed by the Nazis after incarceration in Tegel Prison. Acute and subtle, warm and perceptive, yet also profoundly moving, the documents collectively tell a very human story of loss, of courage, and of hope. Now reissued with a new Preface, by one of his leading interpreters. Bonhoeffer's story seems as vitally relevant, as politically prophetic, and as theologically significant, as it did yesterday.

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Probably more than you really need, and the first few hundred pages are mostly quite dull reading ('Dear Mum, please send chocolate and volume three of seventeen of Schneergartenwiegrunde's ... Read full review

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Letters and Papers from Prison (LPP) by Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a fascinating creation of desperation and subtle suffering wrapped up within an understanding and reliance upon the Judeo-Christian God ... Read full review


Publishers Note
A Wedding Sermon from a Prison Cell
Prayers for FellowPrisoners
Report on Prison Life after One Year in Tegel
Thoughts on the Day of the Baptism of Dietrich Wilhelm Rudiger
The Past
Who am
Miscellaneous Thoughts

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