Moltmanniac Recommends – Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings

Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings; edited by Margaret Kohl. Introduction by Richard Bauckman Fortress Press, Minneapolis, Minn. 292 pages

I am always on the lookout for resources to recommend to people who are interested in learning about Moltmann (see my previous post, Getting Started with Moltmann).  I have just finished reading a new book that belongs at the top of the list: Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings.  This collection is edited by Margaret Kohl (who has translated many of Moltmann’s works into English) and contains a helpful introduction by Richard Bauckham (author of The Theology of Jürgen Moltmann and one of the best known scholars on Moltmann around). Continue reading Moltmanniac Recommends – Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings

Moltmann on Breaking the Spell of Hopelessness

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The folks at Fortress Press were kind enough to hook me up with a digital review copy of Moltmann’s newest book in English, Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings. It includes key selections from some of Moltmann’s most important works from Theology of Hope to Ethics of Hope (though I was slightly disappointed to see that The Church In The Power of the Spirit and Experiences in Theology don’t make appearances!).

The Introduction by Richard Bauckham is an excellent short overview of Moltmann’s overall project, and you can read it in full as part of the free preview over on Fortress Press’ website. I plan to post a review of this collection once I get to the end of it, but may share a quote or two here along the way. Here is one that really hit home with me from Theology of Hope: Continue reading Moltmann on Breaking the Spell of Hopelessness