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By Eric Metaxas

From the New York Times bestselling writer of Amazing Grace, a groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of many maximum heroes of the 20 th century, the guy who stood as much as Hitler.

A definitive, deeply relocating narrative, Bonhoeffer is a narrative of ethical braveness within the face of the big evil that was once Nazism.

After getting to know the fireplace of actual religion in a Harlem church, Bonhoeffer lower back to Germany and have become one of many first to talk out opposed to Hitler. As a double-agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Fuhrer, and used to be hanged in Flossenberg focus camp at age 39. considering that his demise, Bonhoeffer has grown to be some of the most interesting, advanced figures of the twentieth century.

Bonhoeffer provides a profoundly orthodox Christian theologian whose religion led him to boldly confront the best evil of the twentieth century, and uncovers never-before-revealed proof, together with the tale of his passionate romance.

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Aquinas' origin s were the most aristocratic, Augustine' s were those of a relatively impoverished middl e clas s i n a n ag e of rapi d inflation , and Luther's , althoug h b y n o means totall y impoverished , wer e unmistakabl y lowe r class . Viewe d fro m a mor e dynamic perspective, only Luther's family wa s upwardly socially mobile, movin g from a situation o f working as miners to owning mines and then being able to send their son to university to stud y law. While all three belonged t o th e minorit y of university-educated writers and thinkers, Luther' s socially mobile background mad e him the most suitabl e to be a n agen t o f radica l socia l change , whil e Aquinas ' comparativel y stati c socia l background mad e hi m th e least suitable .

Give n hi s understanding o f natural la w (see Tex t II) , reason i s able to ascertai n mora l truth s tha t can also be known through biblical revelation. Aquinas' method o f using the Bible is seen very clearly in Tex t XIV: his argumen t i s based upo n natura l law and logica l reasonin g and biblica l evidence is only quoted onc e that argument i s completed. Thus , the Bibl e is seen to confirm what can already be known through a proper us e of reason. As a result of this method an d understanding , he was able to borro w freel y fro m Aristotle , Augustine, and church tradition generally provided, of course, that such borrowings did not seem to conflict wit h th e Bible .

G . 9f). I t wil l be see n fro m th e Text s tha t Aquinas ' understandin g o f the relationshi p between philosophy an d theology is more consistent tha n that of Augustine and it was his thought which was instrumental in the eventual triumph, in Roman Catholic theology, of Aristotelianism ove r Platonism . Th e mor e naturalisti c Aristotelianis m seem s t o hav e provided hi m wit h a mor e congruou s rational/natura l basi s tha n transcendenta l Platonism fo r th e supernatura l overla y o f Christia n belief .

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