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The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Sep 17, 2014

it was ok
bookshelves: christian-living
Read in July, 2010

This book is chock full of wisdom and deeply profound insights, but it took me almost two months to get through it simply because its readability is quite low. Perhaps this is because of the translation, or because Mr Bonhoeffer wrote in a different era, but whatever the reason, it's a tough read. Compounding the problem of poor readability is the injection of strong opinions about non-essential Christian beliefs. Writers are entitled to their opinions like everyone else, and I'm entitled to disagree with them and give them a lower rating because of it.

That said, this is a good book with many many pearls of wisdom in it, but for me it was a slog to get through it.
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