Good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Mostly clean pages inside--a few have pencil marks; jacket shows wear; cover clean & crisp; ex-libris paste-down in inside cover. 122 p. Originally published as 'Gemeinsames Leben'. A. Lempp, 1939. Nice copy for sale by a library friends group.
Fine in Near Fine- jacket. Shelf 1110 Text clean; book tight; 122pp; DJ has some light wear including a bit of light rubbing to surface and edges and a quarter inch closed tear to head of spine strip area; Not a book club (BC)copy. No previous owner name, not ex library, not a remainder, smoke free. PHOTOS POSTED WITH OUR BOOKS ARE STOCK AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT CONDITION OR EDITION OF BOOK OFFERED FOR SALE. WE DO NOT POST THE PHOTOS.
I needed this book for a class. I was expecting it to be very difficult. I was pleasantly surprised as I got into it how understandable Bonhoeffer made it. I learned alot from it.
Jun 23, 2010
After spending 10 summers at Wilderness Ranch and experiencing the unique Christian community which makes WR such a special place...and spending 7 of those summers in a leadership position, I finally read this classic Bonhoeffer book. I know I know. I really liked this book. Many parts of it were familiar, as it has been a source text for many camp devos and worships. Yet, reading it cover to cover was a great exercise. It is a book I intend to read once a year from now on. The reader can easily tell that Bonhoeffer's words are inspired and show careful wisdom.
Nov 22, 2007
We are family!
This is an amazing book and one which I think every Christian should read at least once! It is especially challenging to our American individualist mindset - the whole idea of true Christian fellowship/community goes against our "its just between me and God" way of thinking. We ARE united in Jesus Christ - and that's the reality, like it or not. We ARE responsible to and for one another, as messy as that sometimes can be. The Christian community is not a rose-colored glasses, tidy, perfect kind of place. It is a down-in-the-trenches, very real bond between fellow sinners created by Christ Himself. Bonhoeffer offers a particular challenge to all who think they can be Christians without belonging to a church.
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