Author(s): Eric Metaxas; Timothy Keller (Foreword by)
From the New York Timesbest-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreakingbiography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentiethcentury, a man who stood up to Hitler.
A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in theface of monstrous evil. As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullieda continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a young pastornamed Dietrich Bonhoeffer become one of the first to speak out against Hitler.As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the F hrer, and he washanged in Flossenberg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of thetwentieth century.
Bonhoeffer brings the reader face-to-face with a mandetermined to do the will of God radically, courageously, and joyfully--even tothe point of death. It is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth anda commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil.
Eric Metaxas is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, Bonhoeffer; Amazing Grace; Seven Men; and Miracles. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. ABC News has called Metaxas a "witty ambassador for faith in public life." He speaks to thousands around the United States and internationally each year. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.