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Bonhoeffer Abridged

Bonhoeffer Abridged Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

By Eric Metaxas
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.41 Stars

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On 2/26 Suzy Parish wrote: This detailed biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life is laid out methodically and skillfully by Eric Metaxas. The narrative flows time-wise from the early years of Dietrich’s life and progresses unerringly to Bonhoeffer’s last day on this earth. The chapters in between paint a rich theological ... A life that seemed set on a collision course with evil

Suzy Parish's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/9 Teresa Jackson wrote: Seventy years ago today, the Rev. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was killed at Flossenbürg concentration camp by the Nazi regime for his role in a conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler. In Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, author Eric Metaxas looked at the life of Bonhoeffer over a whopping 624 pages. Enter ... ‘Bonhoeffer’ Offers Intriguing Simplistic View Of Theologian

Teresa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/5 Bernie wrote: this book was providedviaBookLookBloggersfor the purpose ofreviewI must admit, I was a bit intimidated as I began to read of Bonhoeffer and his life.  I knew a bit of his influence, but did not know much of the details, aside from his great influence on Christianity.  I was looking forward ... Book Review: Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet Spy

Bernie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/3 Dawn Nichols wrote: "Bonhoeffer Abridged" by Eric Metaxas is an amazingly insightful and moving biography. The abridged version makes his story more accessible to the reader who might be overwhelmed by the extremely long original version. I don't normally pick biographies as my reading material of choice, but this one ... Reviewing "Bonhoeffer Abridged"

Dawn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/6 Snyder's Soapbox wrote: As I start my review, I confess, I knew very little of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I knew he was considered a hero of the faith, for which he died under the cruelty of Hitler. That was the extent of my knowledge. This book is short. It doesn’t contain too much information. I didn’t feel inundated by history. ... A Review of Eric Metaxas’ “Bonhoeffer Abridged, Pastor, Prophet, Martyr, Spy.”

Snyder's Soapbox's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/20 Todd wrote: Having heard much of Dietrich Bonhoeffer I was excited to get this book by Eric Metaxas and start reading it. After getting it, it took me a few days before starting to read it but as soon as I did, I couldn’t put it down, finishing the book in only 3 days. You might think 3 days is kind of slow but ... Bonhoeffer Abridged by Eric Metaxas

Todd's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/19 Coupondipity wrote: When I was given the opportunity to review a book about Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas, I knew it was a book I wanted to read. Stories about the Holocaust have always gripped me, and this one is no different. Bonhoeffer was one of the first to speak out against Hitler's horrible regime, even though ... Great Overview of Bonhoeffer's Life

Coupondipity's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/16 Deena Shoemaker wrote: From the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace, 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 ... Bonhoeffer Abridged by Eric Metaxas

Deena's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/29 Pete McM wrote: Eric Metaxas wrote a pretty hefty biography of the incredible WW2 German Pastor Bonhoeffer. And now a condensed edition has been released. Consider this the highlights version. I haven’t read the original to know what is left out, but all the key events from Bonhoeffer’s life, from birth to his untimely ... Bonhoeffer Abridged review

Pete McM's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/16 Jennifer Harrison wrote:  I read the original Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxis a couple years ago and loved it. It is a heavy, moving biography. Faith fortifying. I knew immediately that it was going on my sons' reading list when we studied WWII. Of course, it didn't occur to me that there were already twenty other books on the ... Bonhoeffer - a review

Jennifer's Rating:

3 Stars