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    DescriptionWHO BETTER TO FACE THE GREATEST EVIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAN A HUMBLE MAN OF FAITH? As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer--a pastor and author. In this "New York Times "best-selling biography, Eric Metaxas takes both strands of Bonhoeffer's life--the theologian and the spy--and draws them together to tell a searing story of incredible moral courage in the face of monstrous evil. Metaxas presents the fullest accounting of Bonhoeffer's heart-wrenching decision to leave the safe haven of America to return to Hitler's Germany, and sheds new light on Bonhoeffer's involvement in the famous Valkyrie plot and in "Operation 7," the effort to smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland. ""Bonhoeffer "is the story of a life framed by a passion for truth and a commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil. Includes Readers' Guide "[A] beautifully constructed biography." --Alan Wolfe, "The New Republic" " ""Metaxas tells Bonhoeffer's story with passion and theological sophistication. . . ." --"Wall Street Journal" "[A] weighty, riveting analysis of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. . . ." --"Publishers Weekly" "Metaxas presents Bonhoeffer as a clear-headed, deeply convicted Christian who submitted to no one and nothing except God and his Word." --"Christianity Today" "Metaxas has written a book that adds a new dimension to World War II, a new understanding of how evil can seize the soul of a nation and a man of faith can confront it. . . ." --Thomas Fleming, author, "The New Dealers' War" "Metaxas has created a biography of uncommon power--intelligent, moving, well researched, vividly written, and rich in implication for our own lives. Or to put it another way: Buy this book. Read it. Then buy another copy and give it to a person you love. It's that good." --Archbishop Charles Chaput, "First Things" "A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the 21st century." --"Kirkus Reviews" 2011 ECPA Book of the Year 2011 Canterbury Medal by the Becket Fund recognizing courage in the defense of religious liberty 2011 Christopher Award winner highlighting the power of faith, courage, and action "A definitive Bonhoeffer biography for the 21st century." "-Kirkus Reviews" " "

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    Pastor, Matyr, Prophet, Spy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric Metaxas
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    ISBN 13: 9781595552464
    ISBN 10: 1595552464

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.7
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY, CHRN/1940, CHRN/ERLY20
    BIC subject category V2: BGX
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    DC21: 230.044092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    DC22: 284.1092
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO018000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BX4827.B57 M48 2011
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, DNBH, DNBX
    Illustrations note
    black & white halftones
    Thomas Nelson Publishers
    Imprint name
    Nelson Current
    Publication date
    30 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Nashville, TN