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The battle for Bonhoeffer

Stephen R. Haynes

The battle for Bonhoeffer

debating discipleship in the age of Trump

by Stephen R. Haynes

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephen R. Haynes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4827.B57 H359 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 193 pages
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26967113M
ISBN 100802876013
ISBN 109780802876010
LC Control Number2018022306
OCLC/WorldCa1037883725

Author of “The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump” In a Wall Street Journal op-ed that appeared a few weeks before the November presidential election, Eric Metaxas, best known for writing “Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy,” implored Christians to . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump by Stephen R. Haynes (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

The figure of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (–) has become a clay puppet in modern American politics. Secular, radical, liberal, and evangelical interpreters variously shape and mold the martyr’s legacy to suit their own pet n Haynes offers an incisive and clarifying perspective. A recognized Bonhoeffer expert, Haynes exami.   Haynes concludes his book with an open letter to Christians who love Bonhoeffer but (still) support Trump. These are demanding times for pastor-theologians. There is a battle for Bonhoeffer. At stake is not only his reputation but the very understanding of Christian identity and practice. The bibliography alone makes this book : Roy Howard.

In The Battle for Bonhoeffer, Haynes continues his project of surveying the use of Bonhoeffer in America by focusing on the evangelical reception of Bonhoeffer in the era of Trump, analyzing how Bonhoeffer has been utilized in the political and cultural battles raging in the lead up to and during the first stages of the Trump presidency. In his analysis Haynes treats, among other things, the November election of Donald Trump and the "Bonhoeffer moment" announced by evangelicals in response to the US Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage. The Battle for Bonhoeffer includes an open letter from Haynes pointedly addressing Christians who still support.


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Similarly, Dietrich Bonhoeffer is one of my heroes in part because he was able to resist eh wave of Hitler worship that swept up many German Protestants." So writes Stephen Haynes in the postscript of The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump.

This is a sentiment which I share wholeheartedly with Dr. Haynes/5(9). The Battle for Bonhoeffer book. Read 21 reviews from the The battle for Bonhoeffer book largest community for readers.

The figure of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (–) has become /5. “The Battle for Bonhoeffer” is his fourth book on Bonhoeffer, joining “The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint” (Fortress, ), “The Bonhoeffer Legacy: Post-Holocaust Perspectives” (Fortress, ) and “Bonhoeffer for Armchair Theologians” (co-written with Lori Brandt Hale; Westminster John Knox, ).

The Battle for Bonhoeffer - Ebook written by Stephen R. Haynes. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Battle for Bonhoeffer.4/5(1). The Battle for Bonhoeffer (Book) Book Details.

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By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. Lori Brandt Hale — Augsburg University “Stephen Haynes has written a must-read Bonhoeffer book.

Tracing Bonhoeffer’s American reception over time through scholarship, op-ed pieces, blogs, documentaries, artistic presentations, and more, Haynes uncovers—with striking clarity—the range of images of Bonhoeffer and his legacy, paying particular attention to the evangelical appropriation.

The Battle for Bonhoeffer by Stephen R. Haynes highlights the ways that people across theological, social, and political spectrums have played tug-of-war with Bonhoeffer’s thought, words, and Charles Marsh puts it in his Foreword, “It is understandable that readers with different theological and ideological perspectives would desire to claim Bonhoeffer as their own.

Given Haynes’ past stance, then, this is what so severely disappoints about his present work, The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump.

As the title indicates (and as the book bears out), Haynes falls into the very trap for which he previously so rightly criticized others. Similarly, Dietrich Bonhoeffer is one of my heroes in part because he was able to resist eh wave of Hitler worship that swept up many German Protestants." So writes Stephen Haynes in the postscript of The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump.

This is a sentiment which I share wholeheartedly with Dr. Haynes/5(3). The Battle for Bonhoeffer is really a book length expansion of the use and misuse of Bonhoeffer that both of the two mentioned book discuss in shorter sections.

And for the most part is a scathing critique of the misuse while noting some of the better uses. Check out this great listen on The figure of Dietrich Bonhoeffer () has become a clay puppet in modern American politics.

Secular, radical, liberal, and evangelical interpreters variously shape and mold the martyr’s legacy to Brand: Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 1 The Man, the Myth, the Battle 1. 2 Rorschach Test: American Bonhoeffers from Cox to Koehn Critical Patriot Righteous Gentile Moral Hero 3 Gradual Embrace: The Evangelical Bonhoeffer before Metaxas Early Reservations Bonhoeffer's Triumph in the Evangelical Heart A Multifaceted Bonhoeffer Part 2 Bonhoeffer and Author: Stephen R.

Haynes. The Battle for Bonhoeffer - Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump. A review by John W. Matthews. Indeed, The Battle for Bonhoeffer is a book that combines important historical material with current events and issues.

Stephen Haynes, professor of religious studies at Rhodes College and a well-respected scholar of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life and legacy, is at his best in this - likely to Author: John W. Matthews.

Stephen R. Haynes’ aim in The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump is to chronicle the multifaceted 21st century American interpretations of Bonhoeffer, the attendant interpretative conflict, and how it “influenced, and was influenced by, the American presidential election” (1).Building off of his earlier works The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a.

This book will go a long way toward demolishing overly-simplistic and romantic depictions of Bonhoeffer while increasing the reader’s appreciation for Bonhoeffer in many ways as it shows that Bonhoeffer’s acts of great courage truly were committed by a real, flesh-and-blood, flawed human being.

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And for the most part is a scathing critique of the misuse while noting some of the better uses. The figure of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (–) has become a clay puppet in modern American politics.

Secular, radical, liberal, and evangelical interpreters variously shape and mold the martyr’s legacy to suit their own pet agendas. Stephen Haynes offers an incisive and clarifying perspective. A recognized Bonhoeffer expert, Haynes examines “populist” readings of Bonhoeffer, including.

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Secular, radical, liberal, and evangelical interpreters variously shape and mold the martyr's legacy to suit their own pet n Haynes offers an incisive and clarifying perspective. A recognized Bonhoeffer expert, Haynes examines "populist" readings of Bonhoeffer, including the.

I had the pleasure of talking with author Dr. Stephen R. Haynes about his new book The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump.

We discussed the "real" Bonhoeffer. In The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump, Rhodes College professor Stephen R. Haynes offers a survey of the varied interpretations of that remarkable man, excavating.