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Bonhoeffer's Theological Formation: Berlin, Barth, and Protestant Theology

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639786
eISBN:
9780191738708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639786.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This book argues that the central concept of Bonhoeffer’s early theology, ‘person’, positions his thought in relationship to his own Lutheran tradition as well as the two most important post‐First ... More


Introduction

Rivkah Zim

in The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161808
eISBN:
9781400852093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161808.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the similar forms, themes, and functions that tend to recur in the prison writing of European intellectuals. The book ... More


Other Key Sayings

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Offers new interpretations of many of Jesus’ most memorable sayings, bringing into sharper focus their originality, often obscured in the literature by various superficial parallels. For example, ... More


A Practice of Open Friendship

Peter Slade

in Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mission Mississippi considers their morning prayer meetings essential to its work of reconciliation. Taking the claim of these Mississippi Christians seriously, and informed by the research into ... More


Conclusion: Contexts and Dogma

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

America's leading theologians from the time of Jonathan Edwards to the period of the Civil War were fully convinced that their work had eternal significance. They were widely, and legitimately, ... More


Act and Agent

Paul M. Collins

in Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the agency behind the event of revelation, as set out in the Church Dogmatics. It explores problems surrounding personal divine agency and the question of intentionality. It ... More


Humanism and Religion: A Call for the Renewal of Western Culture

Jens Zimmermann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697755
eISBN:
9780191738159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697755.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The question of who ‘we’ are and what vision of humanity ‘we’ assume to undergird Western culture lies at the heart of hotly debated questions on the role of religion in education, politics, and ... More


Introduction

John G. Stackhouse

in Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to answer American theologian H. Reinhold Niebuhr's question about the role of people for Jesus Christ in society. This book ... More


Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Christian and the Church in and for the World

John G. Stackhouse

in Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the thoughts and views of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the role of Jesus Christ and the Church in society. Bonhoeffer maintained that he and his fellow Christians ... More


The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Jennifer McBride

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Church for the World constructs a theology of public witness for Protestant church-communities in the United States by drawing upon the work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Concerned with ... More


Introduction: Confession and Repentance as Public Witness

Jennifer M. McBride

in The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter articulates the driving questions of the book, including how Protestants offer a non-triumphal witness in a pluralistic society, and argues that disharmony over the church's ... More


Evaluating Public Witness in the United States

Jennifer M. McBride

in The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter two examines some factors driving Christian conceptualizations of witness in the United States by depicting tendencies that are examined through the theologies of Bonhoeffer and Karl Barth. ... More


Christ's Public Presence: The Foundation and Form for Ecclesial Witness

Jennifer M. McBride

in The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Following Bonhoeffer's claim that the church bears witness to Christ by taking Christ's form in the world, Chapter three examines the incarnate God's this-worldly presence and argues that God is ... More


A Secularism of the Royal Doors: Toward an Eastern Orthodox Christian Theology of Secularism

Brandon Gallaher

in Fundamentalism or Tradition: Christianity after Secularism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285792
eISBN:
9780823288755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285792.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The opposites, sacred and secular, are in an ‘original’ or ‘polemical unity’ in Christ and do not have their reality except in Him in a polemical attitude toward one another bearing witness in this ... More


Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Joshua Mauldin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867517
eISBN:
9780191904288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Recent political events around the world have raised the specter of an impending collapse of democratic institutions. Contemporary worries about the decline of liberal democracy harken back to the ... More


Christ Existing as Community: Bonhoeffer's Ecclesiology

Michael Mawson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198826460
eISBN:
9780191865428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826460.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

How can theologians recognize the church as a historical and human community, while still holding that it has been established by Christ and is a work of the Spirit? How can a theological account of ... More


Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book outlines the Lutheran contours of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology. Chapter 1 shows Bonhoeffer emerging from the Luther renaissance with a theology that places Christ’s word, person, and ... More


The Gardeners' Dirty Hands: Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics

Noah J. Toly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190249427
eISBN:
9780190249441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In The Gardeners’ Dirty Hands: Global Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics, Noah Toly engages the resources of Christian theological ethics to identify, explore, and respond to the most ... More


Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824176
eISBN:
9780191863264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A recent flurry of references to Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the context of political resistance shows that the story of his struggle against the Third Reich continues to animate imaginations across a ... More


Struggle and Resistance

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Bonhoeffer’s struggle for the church and resistance against the state can be divided into three phases, and in all of these he drew from the resistance resources of the Lutheran tradition. From 1933 ... More


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