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Memo for a Movie: A Short life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Memo for a Movie A Short life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Author:Theodore A. Gill The dramatic facts of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life. Theodore A. Gill's brief, exciting account of the life and thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer was written at the request of a major motion picture company as a presentation for a film. Dr. Gill, who knew Bonhoeffer personally while a student at Union Theological Seminary in New York, covers the whol... more »e of Bonhoeffer's life from his happy childhood in the large family of a famous German psychiatrist to his activities in the Resistance which led to his untimely death at the hands of the Nazis. Memo for a Movie tells the story of both a courageous man of action and a brilliant scholar who, in the years since his death, has received acclamation as one of the most decisive theological influences of the century.
Theodore A. Gill, previously president of San Anselmo Theological Seminary and former editor of Christian Century, is the author of The Sermon of John Donne. He holds a Ph.D. from Zurich University.« less