With Bound Hands

With Bound Hands

A Jesuit in Nazi Germany : the Life and Selected Prison Letters of Alfred Delp

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On February 2, 1945, Fr. Alfred Delp, S.J., a widely admired pastor, youth leader, and intellectual, was executed by the Nazis in Plotzensee Prison in Berlin. During the six months before his execution, the shackled priest painfully wrote a stream of deeply moving letters, meditations, and prayers which were smuggled out to friends and family members. These writings reveal a man profoundly changed in the crucible of suffering -- a once-arrogant, impatient priest transformed into a herald of hope and grace. With Bound Hands tells the absorbing story of Alfred Delp -- a Jesuit hero who found redemption as he plumbed the depths of evil. Book jacket.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Jesuit Way, [2003]
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780829417944
082941794X
Characteristics: xv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Delp, Alfred Correspondence.
Alternative Title: Bound hands

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