This website contains two downloadable bibliographies concerning Dietrich Bonhoeffer, addressing primary and secondary source material related to his life and activities. They are intended to be a near-exhaustive list of sources on Bonhoeffer, primarily in English.
Not all of the material listed on the bibliographies is available at The Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary. Scholars should check the Library’s online catalog, CLIO, and the archives finding aids listed below to determine The Burke Library’s exact holdings. Each bibliography is downloadable in a PDF file. Users interested in the print versions of these bibliographies should consult: About the Bibliographies
- Primary Sources Bibliography
This bibliography lists all the known sources of material written by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The first section lists the seventeen volume German critical edition of Bonhoeffer’s writings, followed by the English translations of these volumes that have appeared to date. The second section of the bibliography lists other translations of Bonhoeffer’s monographs and selections from his collected writings, most of which were made before the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works English Edition.
- Secondary Sources Bibliography (Under Repair--Jan. 2012)
This bibliography contains published and unpublished material written about the life and activities of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It includes dissertations, articles, monographs, and conference papers. Some of the material is written in languages other than English, including German and Spanish.