Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Life Together As Christians Under The Word Of God

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Born in 1906 in Germany and hung in 1945, renowned theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer has been known as a pastor, an accused assassin, an anti-Nazi dissident, a key founding member of the Confessing Church, and a modern theological writer with no equal. Perhaps one of his most famous works is “Life Together” a personal meditation of the nature of the modern-day Christian community. Naturally, as the title suggests, the main theme of the book is life together as Christians under the Word of God. In the first chapter of the book, Bonhoeffer establishes his thesis, drawing upon examples and passages from the Bible to explain how we are supposed to live together, specifically explaining the role of Christ in our community. Bonhoeffer professes that
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