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Overview In this volume, the final in his series of systematic "contributions" to theology, Moltmann looks ahead from the landmarks of his own theological journey. He searches out the intersections of his own life with contemporary events that have kindled and impelled his theological thinking. The perspective of hope is explained freshly, while other basic theological themes and concepts are developed and interrelated.
Publishers Description Theology always has been (and is for Moltmann) not an abstract or otherworldly endeavor but one nourished by, and responsive to, experiences in and with life itself. In this volume, the final in his series of systematic "contributions" to theology, Moltmann looks ahead from the landmarks of his own theological journey. He searches out those intersections of his own life with contemporary events that have kindled and impelled his theological thinking (part 1). The perspective of hope, the central moment in Moltmann's thought, is freshly explained, while other basic theological themes and concepts are developed and interrelated (part 2).
But more than that, Moltmann uses these theological tinders to spark the flames of the chief directions in liberating theological thought today -- black, Latin American, Minjung, and feminist theologies -- (part 3) and the central motif of Trinity (part 4).
This volume not only introduces Moltmann's theology, it also utilizes the contemporary religious and political scene to incite ones own theological reflection.
Awards and Recognitions Experiences in Theology: Ways and Forms of Christian Theology by Jurgen Moltmann, Jeurgen Moltmann & Margaret Kohl has received the following awards and recognitions -
Book of the Year - 2001 Winner - Top 10 category
Citations And Professional Reviews Experiences in Theology: Ways and Forms of Christian Theology by Jurgen Moltmann, Jeurgen Moltmann & Margaret Kohl has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Choice - 09/01/2001 page 137
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 5.61" Height: 1.01" Weight: 1.23 lbs.
Release Date Dec 18, 2000
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800632672 ISBN13 9780800632670
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More About Jurgen Moltmann, Jeurgen Moltmann & Margaret Kohl
Jürgen Moltmann (born 8 April 1926) is a German Reformed theologian who is Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at the University of Tübingen. Moltmann is a major figure in modern theology and was the recipient of the 2000 University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Grawemeyer Award in Religion, and was also selected to deliver the prestigious Gifford Lectures in 1984-1985. He has made significant contributions to a number of areas of Christian theology, including systematic theology, eschatology, ecclesiology, political theology, Christology, pneumatology, and the theology of creation.
Influenced heavily by Karl Barth's theology, Hegel's philosophy of history, and Ernst Bloch's philosophy of hope, Moltmann developed his own form of liberation theology predicated on the view that God suffers with humanity, while also promising humanity a better future through the hope of the Resurrection, which he has labelled a 'theology of hope'. Much of Moltmann's work has been to develop the implications of these ideas for various areas of theology. While much of Moltmann's early work was critiqued by some as being non-Trinitarian, during the latter stages of his career Moltmann has become known for developing a form of Social Trinitarianism. His two most famous works are Theology of Hope and The Crucified God.
Jurgen Moltmann has published or released items in the following series...