Bonhoeffer and the Sovereign State

Elshtain, Jean Bethke
August 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1996, Issue 65, p27
Examines the themes of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's writings. Opposition by Bonhoeffer to tyrannical powers; His historical analysis of the growth of modern adoration for sovereignty; Views on the development of sovereign states and the proclamation of man as sovereign masters.


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