Jürgen Moltmann shows how theology can begin in hope and be considered as a theme in an eschatological light. He digs deep into the foundations of the hope of Christian faith and into the exercise of this hope in thought and action in the world today. The various critical discussions should not be understood as rejections and condemnations. They are necessary conversations on a common subject which is so rich that it demands continual new approaches.
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A stimulating and important book, a ‘must’ for every theological student and every preacher who wishes to become acquainted with the most significant movement in contemporary continental theology.
—The Christian Century
Jürgen Moltmann studied Christian theology in England and, after his return to Germany, in Göttingen. He served as a pastor from 1952 to 1958 in Bremen. Since 1967 he has been professor of systematic theology at the University of Tübingen and retired there in 1994. Among his many influential and award-winning books are The Theology of Hope, The Crucified God, The Trinity and the Kingdom, The Spirit of Life, and The Coming of God, winner of the Grawemeyer Award in 2000.