Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community

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Harper Collins, Oct 25, 1978 - Religion - 128 pages
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After his martyrdom at the hands of the Gestapo in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer continued his witness in the hearts of Christians around the world. His Letters and Papers from Prison became a prized testimony to Christian faith and courage, read by thousands. Now in Life Together we have Pastor Bonhoeffer's experience of Christian community. This story of a unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years reads like one of Paul's letters. It gives practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups. The role of personal prayer, worship in common, everyday work, and Christian service is treated in simple, almost biblical, words. Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.

 

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User Review  - Robert - Christianbook.com

For anybody who needs a kick in the rear to get involved in genuine christian community. This is the book for you. Bonhoeffer clearly shows the functions, duties, and incomparable benefits of being ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jsembler - Christianbook.com

Having read this book for the first time ten years ago and nearly every year since, it's safe to say that I hold Bonhoeffer's work in high regard. His understanding of the importance of the Body of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Community
17
The Day with Others
40
The Day Alone
76
Ministry
90
Confession and Communion
110
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a renowned and beloved Christian minister, seminary professor, and theologian who was imprisoned and later executed by the Nazis for his resistance to Hitler. He was the author of the bestselling classic The Cost of Discipleship, Life Together, and Letters and Papers from Prison.

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