Theology of hope [jurgen moltmann] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers 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 with the well known textbooks rather.
Also, moltmann identifies the sources of his theology of hope and of god’s presence in suffering with his experiences of wwii moltmann studied at göttingen, continued to do a doctoral dissertation and his second dissertation which qualifies him to become a lecturer in germany.
Is that the theology of hope is greatly tlepcndent on legitimate biblical imitgery, but thc legitimacy of using the 12i'blical imagery in this \vay is an entirely diffcrcrlt ci~~estion. In theology of hope, esteemed theologian jurgen moltmann shows how theology can set out from hope and begin to consider this theme in an eschatological lightfor this reason moltmann enquires into the central hope of christian faith and into the responsible exercise of this hope in thought and action in the world today.
Theology of hope by jurgen moltmann jürgen moltmann is a german theologian notable for his incorporation of insights from liberation theology and ecology into mainstream trinitarian christian theology he was professor of systematic theology at the university of tübingen in germany theology of hope was published by harper & row, new york and evanston, 1965. Randall e otto, the god of hope: the trinitarian vision of jürgen moltmann lanham, md: university press of america, 1991 -- a detailed study of the origins, nature, and scope of moltmann's theology the author concludes that moltmann's god is formed by the idea of human community and that his theological method is strongly phenomenological.
Moltmann is at his best in this book some critics have taken him to task on some of his theories, but i found the book a wonderfully rich and enjoyable analysis of hope, the differing views of hope and hope's result, and the root of the book--a theology of hope. Moltmann was born in 1926 identifies himself as an evangelical moltmann’s first book theology of hope(1964) was also greatly influenced by ernst bloch’s the principle of hope.
Jurgen moltmann has made a dramatic impact on the christian church, primarily with that branch connected to liberation theology theology of hope has much to commend in it moltmann's recovery of the concept of 'hope' for the christian church will (i hope) continue to be a source of fresh insight for years to come.