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Jürgen Moltmann

Jürgen Moltmann studied Christian theology in England and, after his return to Germany, in Göttingen. He served as a pastor from 1952 till 1958 in Bremen. From 1967 he was professor of systematic theology at the University of Tübingen until he retired in 1994. Among his many influential and award-winning books are The Theology of Hope (1967), The Crucified God (1974), The Trinity and the Kingdom (1981), The Spirit of Life (1994), and The Coming of God (1996), winner of the Grawemeyer Award in 2000. All are published by Fortress Press.

Book List

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November 1, 2015

From its English publication in 1973, Jürgen Moltmann’s The Crucified God garnered much attention, and it has become one of the seminal texts of twentieth-century theology. Following up on his groundbreaking Theology of Hope, The Crucified God established the cross as the foundation for Christian hope.

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August 1, 2014

Jürgen Moltmann's life and work have marked the history of theology after the Second World War in Europe and North America like no other.

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May 1, 2012
For a time of peril, world-renowned theologian Jürgen Moltmann offers an ethical framework for the future...
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May 1, 2010
The astonishing theological creativity of Jürgen Moltmann continues in this new work, a vision of the Christian future, centered in God, God's reign, and God's...
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July 1, 2009
Jürgen Moltmann's life and work have marked the history of theology after the Second World War in Europe and North America like no other. He is the most widely...
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July 30, 2007
This collection of provocative essays by one of the world's most distinguished theologians deals with topics as diverse as the right to work, nuclear war, the...
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February 1, 2007
In these essays, written during the fertile years between Theology of Hope and The Church in the Power of the Spirit, world-renowned theologian Jürgen...
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July 27, 2004
Winner of Grawemeyer Award In this remarkable and timely work — in many ways the culmination of his systematic theology — world-renowned...
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May 5, 2004
''In my end is my beginning,'' wrote T. S. Eliot, and Jürgen Moltmann's new book is a powerful testament to personal hope in chaotic, even catastrophic times. ...
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July 7, 2003
Moltmann's new book offers a careful theological reading of our contemporary scientific worldview and directly addresses the related cultural dilemmas. Moltmann...
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May 11, 2001
Moltmann, "the foremost Protestant theologian in the world" ( Church Times ), brings his characteristic and audacity to this traditional topic and cuts to the...
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December 18, 2000
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,...
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March 5, 1999
In this masterful analysis of the religious and political dilemmas at the end of the modern age, world-renowned theologian Jürgen Moltmann assays the...
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July 1, 1997
Directly, simply, and forcefully, Jürgen Moltmann here presents his reflections on the Spirit and the spiritual life that were the essence of his prior book,...
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August 21, 1995
Jürgen Moltmann formulates necessary questions about the significance of Jesus the Christ for persons today. He offers a compelling portrait of the earthly...
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August 21, 1995
The Way of Jesus Christ discusses the following topics: 1. The symbol of the way embodies the aspect of process and brings out christology's alignment...
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September 1, 1993
The title expresses the book's intention: not to go on distinguishing between God and the world, so as then to surrender the world, as godless, to its...
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September 1, 1993
"The following efforts bear the title Theology of Hope , not because they set out once again to present eschatology as a separate doctrine and to compete...
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September 1, 1993
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September 1, 1993

“A creative rethinking of the Trinity in Light of human suffering. . . In the suffering of Christ we see that we have a God ...

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October 1, 1980
Enduring meditations on hope, anxiety, and mystical experience, together with the author's personal confession of faith.