FREE READER ´ DOC The Faithful Spy ´ Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler ↠ JOHN HENDRIX

DOC The Faithful Spy

FREE READER ´ DOC The Faithful Spy ´ Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler ↠ JOHN HENDRIX ß [Reading] ➿ The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler By John Hendrix – Dcmdirect.co.uk Adolf Hitler's Nazi party is gaiAdolf Hitler's Nazi party is gaining strength and becomingmenacing every day Dietrich Bonhoeffer a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established p Bonhoeffer is one of those subjects that I am continually fascinated by I have read a number of books by and about Bonhoeffer including two others this year I did not walk into The Faithful Spy blindEven though I know it isn’t necessarily true I tend to think of graphic novels as oriented toward young adult readers In other words a simplified perspective But like Hendrix’s book on John Brown the presentation of Bonhoeffer is complexDespite my long reading list about Bonhoeffer I honestly think that The Faithful Spy may have clearly laid out how Hitler rose to power than any other book on Bonhoeffer that I have read Or at the least I actually understood it this time Because Hitler has been talked about a lot lately I was paying attention to how The Faithful Spy told the story of Hitler’s rise A meme on Facebook recently was talking about Hitler being voted into power but as Faithful Spy makes clear that is a partial truth Hitler was elected but only after he had stolen power and circumvented the democratic process that was in placeAs with any graphic novel the art plays a significant role There is a lot text than many graphic novels This is not a comic book with a number of frames per page This is mostly text often a couple hundred words per page with illustrations and font changes for emphasis and direction I am not an expert on graphic novel art but I enjoyed this Hand drawn letters are never going to be as easy to read as machine print but this was pretty clearI am glad I got the hardcover version of this That made it easier to read and fully enjoy multi page layouts And once I was done I passed it on to a friend that I often exchange booksThe focus of the book is Hitler’s rise to power along with Bonheffer’s basic story Because of that focus there are things like the Barmen Declaration where The Faithful Spy hints a larger role for Bonhoeffer than he really had Bonhoeffer was important but he was not central in the Confessing ChurchI was pleased that the Faithful Spy did make space for the role of the Black Church played in helping Bonhoeffer reconceive of the role of the church Several books I have read on Bonhoeffer do not seem to understand how important the year in NYC studying at Union Seminary but important attending Abyssinian Baptist Church was to how Bonhoeffer understood the church’s role of faithful witness during persecutionObviously a graphic novel is not going to replace a full biography For that I still recommend either Charles Marsh’s Strange Glory or Schlingersiepen’s Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906 1945 But this is a good introduction if you do not know a lot about Bonhoeffer and this is a good introduction to the rise of Hitler and how at least some Christians historically have understood the role of violence on behalf of Christian belief

John Hendrix ↠ The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler EPUB

Olitical and religious authorities When the Nazis outlaw the church he escapes as a fugitive Struggling to reconcile his faith and the teachings of the Bible with the Nazi Party's evil agenda Bonhoeffer decides that Hitler must be stopped by any Beautifully illustrated book about the rise of the third reich and the many attempts on Adolph Hitler’s life The content is good truthful and might be a good offering to young teens so they can begin to wrap their minds around our worlds sordid past The illustrations are amazing The twothree color pallet was perfection I adore this book My only complaint is the authors notes at the end seemingly trying to compare President Trump to Hitler It’s tiresome and untrue I urge him to pay attention to the facts To simply pretend they don’t exist is not only arrogant but ignorant

READER ´ Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler ↠ John Hendrix

The Faithful Spy Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill HitlerMeans possible In his signature style of interwoven handwritten text and art John Hendrix tells the true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer a pastor who makes the ultimate sacrifice in order to free the German people from oppression during World War II As a fan of John Hendrix's work a follower of Christ and someone interested in Bonhoeffer's life I was thrilled when I found out this book was being made Months later when I finally had my hands on it my expectations were exceeded I love learning about history but as a busy mom I don't currently have interest in long novels or biographies I'm an artist and visual learner so having the expertly edited text paired with John's powerful art helped me to really appreciate what I didn't learn about WWII and what I can continue to learn from history and Bonhoeffer's life and deathI would recommend this book to anybody over 12 years old Especially JrHigh school students who might seem less interested in learning about WWII or are bit reluctant to read historicalnon fic novels on their own The art and title are a great hook and the way the author so concisely described Hitler's rise to power could keep the reader from losing interestAnother reviewer commented on the author's note in the back saying it was seemingly trying to compare President Trump to Hitler I would like to add that I wondered that myself too even though Trump was not named but to use that comparison perhaps misses the point of what Bonhoeffer stood and died for After thinking about the contemporary world leaders some like to compare to Hitler I continued on to ponder the condition of my own heart I believe the author's intent was not to vilify current world leaders but to caution each reader and society as a whole not to forget the lessons we should be learning from history Bonhoeffer stood for Christ and Christ is way bigger than any president king or dictator We can choose the way of Christ or the way of the world I'm far from perfect so I'll keep aiming to choose the way of ChristMr Hendrix Thanks for putting this book out into the world