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The cost of discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sermon on the mount

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Nachfolge.

Statement[translated from the German by R.H. Fuller, with some revision by Irmgard Booth].
SeriesMacmillan paperbacks
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17620137M
OCLC/WorldCa1692051

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The Cost of Discipleship Quotes. 20 of the best book quotes from The Cost of Discipleship #1 “To deny oneself is to be aware only of Christ and no more of self, to see only him who goes before and no more the road which is too hard for us. Once more, all that self-denial can say is: ‘He leads the way, keep close to him.’”. An Eye Single to the Glory of God: Reflections on the Cost of Discipleship by Millet, Robert L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Cost of Discipleship is a compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency from a man whose life and thought were exemplary articulations of a new type of leadership inspired by the Gospel, and imbued with the spirit of Christian humanism and a creative sense of civic duty/5(65). For the bulk of The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer uses the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew ) to make his case for discipleship and how Christians obediently follow short, while following Christ is liberating, it is also costly, which may include opposition or even death. Nonetheless, one must give up his life to follow Christ, and Bonhoeffer explains how to do that.

  The Cost of Discipleship is a dense and powerful book about the true cost of being a disciple of Christ. Bonhoeffer’s words are compelling, convicting, and challenging for anyone who professes to be a Christian. Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas Chuan.   The Cost of Discipleship - The Book The Cost of Discipleship - The Book Bill and Brandon weigh in on what Bonhoeffer wrote in The Cost of Discipleship while asking why such a widespread writing has not a greater impact on the world through the church/5(15). The Cost of Discipleship is a compelling statement of the demands of sacrifice and ethical consistency from a man whose life and thought were exemplary articulations of a new type of leadership inspired by the Gospel, and imbued with the spirit of Christian humanism and a creative sense of civic duty. Very Good. Before his arrest by the Nazis in , Dietrich Bonhoeffer was head of a seminary of the German Confessing Church. In "The Cost of Discipleship", he focuses on the most treasured part of Christ's teaching, the Sermon on the Mount. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. scm classics/5(7).