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Bonhoeffer's Transformative Encounters with the American Prophetic Tradition

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life



Adams, Frank T. James A. Dombrowski: An American Heretic, 1897-1983.  (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1992).

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich.  Barcelona, Berlin, New York: 1928-1931  Vol. 10. (Fortress Press, 2008).

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. A Testament of Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. (HarperOne, 2009).

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Letters and Papers from Prison. (Touchstone, 1997).

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Life Together. (HarperOne, 2009).

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. The Cost of Discipleship. (Simon and Schuster, 1995).

Dombrowski, James A. The Early Days of Christian Socialism in America. (Columbia University Press, 1936).

Davies, Alan. Infected Christianity: A Study of Modern Racism. (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988).

Duke, David Nelson. In the Trenches with Jesus and Marx: Harry F. Ward and the Struggle for Social Justice. (University of Alabama Press, 2003).

Dunbar, Anthony. Against the Grain: Southern Radicals and Prophets, 1929-1959. (University Press of Virginia, 1981).

Horton, Myles. The Long Haul. (Doubleday, 1991).

Jacobs, Dale, ed. The Myles Horton Reader: Education for Social Change. (The University of Tennessee Press, 2003), p. 33.

Kester, Howard. Revolt Among the Sharecroppers. (Covici Friede Publishers, 1936).

K’ Meyer, Tracy Elaine. Interracialism and Christian Community in the Postwar South: The Story of Koinonia Farm. (University Press of Virginia, 1997).

Marsh, Charles. Reclaiming Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Promise of His Theology. (Oxford University Press, 1996).

Marsh, Charles. God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights. (Princeton University Press, 2008).

Marsh, Charles. Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. (Knopf, 2014).

Marsh, Charles. The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, from the Civil Rights Movement to Today. (Basic Books, 2005).

Powell, Sr., Clayton. Upon This Rock. (Abyssinian Baptist Church, 1949).

Rauschenbusch, Walter.  A Theology for the Social Gospel. (MacMillan, 1917).

Rorty, Richard. Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth Century America. (Harvard University Press, 1998).

Urofsky, Melvin I.  Voice That Spoke for Justice: The Life and Times of Stephen S. Wise. (SUNY Series in Modern Jewish History, 1992).


Basic Reference Works.” International Bonhoeffer Society.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Centre London, 2014.

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” April 16th, 1963.

Hans Pfeiffer's article in Dietrich Bonhoeffer Yearbook 3, "Learning Faith and Ethical Commitment in the Context of Spiritual Training Groups. Consequences of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Postdoctoral Year at New York City, 1930-31.” 

Albert Raboteau's article in Boston Review,  “American Salvation."

Tiffany Stanley's article in Religion and Politics, “The Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Interview with Charles Marsh.”

Strange Glory Reviews,” The Project on Lived Theology, 2014.

The House,” Bonhoeffer-House: Memorial and Place of Encounter, 2014.

John Whitehead's article in Friendly Fire, “The State of Modern Christianity (Featuring Charles Marsh).”



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