Life Together

by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Other authorsJohn W. Doberstein (Translator)
Paperback, 1976







After his martyrdom at the hands of the Gestapo in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer continued his witness in the hearts of Christians around the world. His Letters and Papers from Prison became a prized testimony to Christian faith and courage, read by thousands. Now in Life Together there is Pastor Bonhoeffer's experience of Christian community. This story of a unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years reads like one of Paul's letters. It gives practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups. The role of personal prayer, worship in common, everyday work, and Christian service is treated in simple, almost biblical, words. Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.… (more)

Media reviews

Concordia Theological Monthly
Rich in suggestions for the cultivation of spiritual life.
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The Sunday School Times
Thought-provoking....Breathes of real humility, love for the saints, and faith.
Religious Book Club Bulletin
Makes most contemporary Christian practice seem pale and thin.
Baptist Leader
A richness of Christian experience that cannot but enlarge one's sense of the depth and vitality of life in Christ.
Mennonite Weekly Review
As challenging as The Cost of Discipleship.
Faith At Work
Principles of Christian fellowship learned in the wartime underground.


Harper & Row (1976), 122 pages
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