Like Living Stones

Charles Marsh is a professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia and director of the Project on Lived Theology. He is the author of several other books including Reclaiming Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Promise of His TheologyMarsh was a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship in 2009 and the 2010 Ellen Maria Gorrissen Berlin Prize fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.

It doesn’t take much effort to notice the recent rise in popularity of the study of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. While he has been the subject of much study and discussion for decades, his work is being discovered by a new generation. In some ways, this popularity could be due to Eric Metaxas’ 2011 biography of him, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. Wheaton College focused their annual Theology Conference on Bonhoeffer in 2012, at which Charles Marsh spoke and read a portion of the now complete Strange…

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