Dietrich Bonhoeffer

My Fall 2013 Required Textbooks at Bethel Seminary for Discipleship, Evangelism, and Leadership courses

Here are the textbooks I am requiring for my three Ministry Leadership (ML) courses this fall at Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, MN). I am teaching each of these courses this three times this year and I am teaching each in... Read more →


Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s work

Here is the term paper I wrote for my Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer course with Stanley Hauerwas It is entitled: "Bonhoeffer’s non-religious, concrete, worldly ecclesiology: Making sense of Letters and Papers from Prison in light of the rest of Bonhoeffer’s... Read more →


Learning the Craft of Pastoring: Six Practices for Cultivating Excellence in Pastoral Ministry term paper

I have posted below the paper I wrote for a reading course I did with Ken Carder on the Theology of Pastoral Ministry based on his two courses in which I was his teaching assistant. See Ken Carder: Introduction to... Read more →


Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer course with Stanley Hauerwas

I am taking a directed study course entitled “Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” this semester with Stanley Hauerwas. Here are the books I am reading: Bonhoeffer Books Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Vol. 5)... Read more →


Ecclesiology Dissertations: Volf and Bonhoeffer on thinking theologically about the church

Miroslav Volf's book After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (originally published in German in 1996) was "a dissertation required for a postdoctoral degree" (p. xi) and Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book Sanctorum Communio was his doctoral dissertation... Read more →