So this year, I have been reading Bonhoeffer.

It began with Eric Metaxas biography Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy which someone recommended to me and I though ehh, I liked Discipleship but what more is there to learn about this guy. Boy was I wrong! After the biography the interest has progressed to his actual works compiled from notes by his associates/written by Bonhoeffer:

Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible

The Cost of Discipleship (brush up perusing from the first read of this during college)

Life Together

Creation and Fall & Temptation

Christ the Center

I also read Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Dallas M. Roark (a bit more liberal treatment of him in my opinion)

Still working my way through

Letters and Papers from Prison

The Collected Sermons of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Eberhard Bethge (his friend)

Bonhoeffer definitely is an inspirational figure and also a tremendous thinker in regard to his faith. I’ve enjoyed the journey and challenged to think more deeply. If you want to read him biographically I’d recommend Metaxas first. Then I would get into reading his actual works. To listen to the podcast episode I did on Bonhoeffer this year check out:

Episode 08: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life and Writings

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