Jürgen Moltmann (born 8 April ) is a German Reformed theologian who is Professor Moltmann has become known for developing a form of social trinitarianism. His two most famous works are Theology of Hope and The Crucified God. 21 quotes from The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ as the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology: ‘When God becomes man in Jesus of Nazareth,.. . Below is a list of all posts (so far) in my blog series on The Crucified God by Jürgen Moltmann. I will update this page as new posts are added. Several of the .

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The sufferings of the poor should not be seen as cruvified to or a representation of the cruified of Jesus. Moltmann’s widening interest in theological perspectives from a broad cultural arena is evident in his use of the book by Kazoh KitamoriTheology of the Pain of God[20] which he relates to Bonhoeffer’s prison reflections. Moltmann returned home at 22 years of age to find his hometown of Hamburg in fact, his entire country in ruins from Allied bombing in World War II.

If it were not as such, divine reconciliation would be insufficient. They also glimpsed photographs nailed up confrontationally in their huts, bare photographs of Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. How could it do so! This is the mode favored most by Moltmann, who correlates this relationship with the one humans share with God in the realm of the Holy Spirit. The whole theme of the Theology of Hope was worked out in counterpoint to the theology of Wolfhart Pannenbergwho had worked alongside Moltmann at Wuppertal, and had also undergone a conversion experience during Germany’s defeat in World War II.

Like the Left Hegelians who immediately succeeded the master, both Moltmann and Pannenberg are determined to retain the sense of history as meaningful and central to Christian discourse, while avoiding the essentially conformist and conservative aspects of his thought.

Return to Book Page. This relationship aims at love and solidarity, and corresponds to the perichoresis of the Father and Son, and through the Son the children of God, or humanity. Thus according to Paul’s understanding, in the ‘word of the cross’ the crucified Christ himself speaks.


For it is itself the happiness of the present. This theology is most clearly explained in his book, Theology of Hope. In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” 1 Peter 1: God’s ‘preferential option for the poor’ should not be exclusive, but rather include the rich; insofar as God holds judgment over them also. For the suffering gld suffering is the lack of love, and the wounds in wounds are crucifued abandonment, and the powerlessness in pain is unbelief.

He humbles himself and takes upon himself the eternal death of the godless and the godforsaken, so that all the godless and the godforsaken can experience communion with him. An unacknowledged influence, and certainly an important parallel, is probably the Death of God theology that was winning notice in the mids, particularly the essay collection under that title, edited by William Hamilton and Thomas J.

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The Crucified God – The Moltmanniac

Human suffering is not a quality of salvation, and should not be viewed as such. In addition, his development as a theologian has been marked by a restless imagination.

However, in fact Moltmann is interested in “the content of theology, in its revision in the light of its biblical origin, and in its innovation given the challenges of the present” rather than in the questions of theological method MeeksMoltmann has become known for developing a form of social trinitarianism. God does not become a religion, so that man participates in him by corresponding religious thoughts and feelings. Moltmann’s theology is also seen as a theology of liberation, though not in the sense that the term is most understood.

There crucifeid an ongoing process of creation, continuing creation, alongside creation ex nihilo and the consummation of creation. moltmamn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When following the Theology of Hope, a Christian should find hope in the future but also experience much discontentment with the way the world is now, corrupt and full of sin. The third mode of human freedom is the vrucified religious concept of freedom as the passion of the creature for his or her potential. Moltmann, The Crucified GodLondon: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


The hospitality of ujrgen Scottish residents toward the prisoners left a great impression upon him. It is a relation of a subject with an object, where the goal is to enhance the supremacy of the subject.

Moltmann in May Thus the sixth volume will be helpful for concern for his xrucified method.

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Bloch is concerned to establish hope as the guiding principle of his Marxism and stresses the implied humanism inherent in mystical tradition. Wikiquote has quotations related to: This historical openness and variability of the titles for Jesus, to which the history of Christian tradition bears witness, has, however, a point of reference and a criterion. His righteousness is revealed in the unrighteous and in those without rights, and his gracious election in the damned.

Moltmann immediately went to work in jkrgen attempt to express a theology that would reach what he called “the survivors of [his] generation”. Moltmann stresses the perichoresis of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This is not to say that the sufferings of humans is of no importance to God.

This is to say that he believes the three dwell in one another. And therefore the suffering of abandonment is overcome by the suffering of love, which is not afraid of what is sick and ugly, but accepts it and takes it to itself in order to heal it.

He also moves beyond oppression as a mere personal sin and instead calls for oppressors to withdraw from the “structures of violence” that destroy the lives of the oppressed. In Jesus he does not die the natural death of a finite being, but the violent death of the criminal on the cross, the death of complete abandonment by God. Suffering can be celebrated and admired.