Discipleship

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Fortress Press, 2001 - Religion - 367 pages
A classic exposition of what it means to follow Christ in a world beset by dangerous government.
 

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More detailed than abridged "Cost of Discipleship"

User Review  - Larry - Christianbook.com

This book is a must read for Bonhoeffer fans and goes deeper than the "Cost of Discipleship" which is an abridged version of this book. Bonhoeffer's writing style is very straight forward and "matter ... Read full review

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User Review  - JRexV - LibraryThing

Bonhoeffer presents his views on what it means to be in true Christian community. It is not easy and not what we necessarily expect, but the ideal is worth pondering and pursuing. Read full review

Contents

Costly Grace
43
The Call to Discipleship
57
Simple Obedience
77
Discipleship and the Cross
84
Discipleship and the Individual
92
The Sermon on the Mount
100
The Visible ChurchCommunity
110
The Righteousness of Christ
115
The Work
187
The Suffering of the Messengers
192
The Decision
195
The Fruit
197
and Discipleship
199
Preliminary Questions
201
Baptism
205
The Body of Christ
213

Kindred
120
Woman
125
Truthfulness
128
Retribution
131
The Enemythe Extraordinary
137
On the Hidden Nature of the Christian Life
146
The Hiddenness of Prayer
152
The Hiddenness of Practicing Piety
158
The Simplicity of Carefree Life
161
The Community of Disciples Is Set Apart
169
The Great Separation
175
The Conclusion
181
The Messengers An Interpretation of Matthew 10
183
The Apostles
186
The Visible ChurchCommunity
225
The Saints
253
The Image of Christ
281
Editors Afterword to the German Edition
289
Chronology of Discipleship
315
Bibliography
319
2 Literature Consulted by the Editors
324
3 Other Literature Related to Discipleship
335
Index of Scriptural References
341
Index of Names
349
Index of Subjects
353
Editor and Translator Biographies
365
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