Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Bonhoeffer Bio reviewed

This is an interesting take on the newest Bonhoeffer biography.

Amplify’d from www.christiancentury.org

Hijacking Bonhoeffer

Oct 05, 2010

by Clifford Green

You have to read Eric Metaxas with bifocals. With the upper lens you read the Metaxas of the book, an engaging narrative by an experienced writer who presents Bonhoeffer as a Christian hero led by God to struggle against an evil regime and against his wayward church. With the lower lens you read the Metaxas revealed in numerous web interviews in which he gives his account of Bonhoeffer's "staggering" significance today.

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