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**Update: The Blog Has Moved – Please Read**

April 20, 2011

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We have moved! The new blog can be accessed at www.frankviola.org or www.beyondevangelical.com – either one will take you there. If you are subscribed using an RSS feed through WordPress instead of Feedburner, you will have to re-subscribe. In that case, click here to re-subscribe to the new blog using an RSS feed or Reader. […]

Question for All Who Read this Blog in a Reader (RSS Feed)

April 6, 2011

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If you are one of the people who reads this blog in a blog/feed reader, I have a question for you that I’d kindly like you to answer in the comments (I suspect some of you have never made a comment on the blog). What reader do you use to read the posts? I would […]

Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part IX

March 25, 2011

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The rest of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Volumes 7 to 16, are made up of personal letters that he wrote, sermons, meditations, essays, diary entries, a novel, and lectures spanning from his early life to his last days in prison. These are all fascinating works and give us great insight into DB’s thinking and life. Of […]

Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part VIII

March 24, 2011

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Letters and Papers From Prison (formerly entitled A Prisoner for God) 1943-44 In the history of 20th century Christianity, there probably is no other book that has been so misunderstood and misused. (This book has a similar track-record for our day.) Letters and Papers from Prison is not a theological treatise or a book of […]

Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part VII

March 23, 2011

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Ethics, 1940-1943 Ethics is comprised of fragments of a book that DB never had the chance to write (though the book weighs-in at 593 pages with editors notes and appendixes). This is a heavy theological tome. Three important themes are presented within it. DB distinguished between the ultimate and the penultimate dimensions of our lives. […]

Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part VI

March 23, 2011

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In this post I will treat two books that DB wrote which are combined together in the Collected Works series. Life Together, 1938 When DB spoke to a group of former students of the underground seminary at Finkenwalde, he drew on their life together as a Christ-centered community. In this work, DB describes the practices […]

Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part V

March 22, 2011

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The next three books I will review are my favorite works by Bonhoeffer. All of them are prophetic works as opposed to his academic books. These were written and spoken in the midst of the Confessing Church’s struggle with Nazism. Discipleship, 1937 (later published as The Cost of Discipleship) Discipleship is DB’s best known and […]