Jürgen Moltman

Jürgen Moltman

Country: Germany
Keywords: dualism, embody

Jürgen Moltmann is an influential theologian of the 20th century. I was a german prisonner during World War 2, he claimed his remorse was so great, he often felt he would have rather died along with many of his comrades than live to face what their nation had done. He met a group of Christians in the camp and gradually felt more and more identification with and reliance on the Christian faith. Moltmann later claimed, "I didn't find Christ, he found me."
Jürgen Moltmann (born 8 April 1926) is a German Reformed theologian who is Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at the University of Tübingen and is known for his books such as the Theology of Hope, The Crucified God, God in Creation and other contributions to systematic theology. Jürgen Moltmann is the husband of Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, a notable feminist theologian. Jürgen Moltmann described his own theology as an extension of Karl Barth's theological works, especially the Church Dogmatics, and he has described his own work as Post-Barthian.
Moltmann developed a 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. Moltmann has become known for developing a form of social trinitarianism. His two most famous works are Theology of Hope and The Crucified God.[15] Moltmann also served as a mentor to Miroslav Volf.

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