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BONHOEFFER Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

by | Read by Malcom Hillgartner

Biography & Memoir • 21.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Raised in a strict German family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer studied at prestigious schools and later became a Lutheran pastor, theologian, and, finally, a martyr. The National Socialist policy of hatred against Jews led him to join the Nazi resistance and then to a plot to murder the Fürher. The biography contains large doses of religious doctrine and history necessary to understand how Bonhoeffer came to the beliefs that put his life in peril. In English, narrator Malcolm Hillgartner speaks forcefully and slowly. He avoids any characterizations in the quotations, instead reading them straight from the page. While neither perfectly pronounced nor perfectly consistent, weaknesses in his delivery of German should not distract most listeners from this important life story. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2011]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9781441766069 $39.95 • Eighteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441766076 $44.95 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441766045 $105.95 • Sixteen cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441766052 $123.00 • Eightenn CDs

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