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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It is only after that that they can try to crucfied a xrucified humane community with their previous oppressors. Moltmann, The Crucified GodLondon: Eschatology should not be its end, but its beginning. His theology is built on eschatology, and the hope found in the resurrected Christ. Moltmann stresses the perichoresis of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. To suffer and be rejected signify the cross.

Moltmann immediately went to work in an attempt to express a theology that would reach what he called “the survivors of [his] generation”.

This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat molfmann In other places, Moltmann mentions that “Faust” was included in the collection of Goethe’s poetry. Thanks for telling us about jyrgen problem. 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: This is not to say that the sufferings of humans is of no importance to God. Bloch is concerned to establish hope as the guiding principle of his Marxism and stresses the implied humanism inherent in mystical tradition.


Translated by Kohl, Margaret. World Council of Churches.

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Jürgen Moltmann – Wikipedia

Want to Read saving…. This theology is most clearly explained in his book, Theology of Hope. God does not become an ideal, so that man achieves community with him through constant striving.

For Moltmann’s second major work, The Crucified Godthe philosophical inspiration comes from a different tendency within Marxist philosophy.

He developed a greater concern for social ethics, and the relationship between church and society.

The Crucified God

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Moltmann’s liberation theology includes an understanding of both the oppressed and the oppressor as needing reconciliation.

A faith which worships Christ as God without his future, a church which understands itself as the kingdom and a consciousness of atonement which no longer suffers from the continued unredeemed condition of the world, a Christian state which regards itself as God here present upon earth, cannot tolerate any Jewish hope beside itself. The vital question for him, therefore, is how this world which he has usurped can be human- ized. He described his German upbringing as thoroughly secular.

He took his entrance exam to proceed with his education, but went to war instead as an Air Force auxiliary in the German army.

The second mode of human freedom is the gld and Hegelian meaning of freedom as communion, which implies the relation between two subjects. His experience as a POW gave him a great understanding of how suffering and hope reinforce each other, leaving a lasting impression on his theology. Moltmann was born in Hamburg. Views Read Edit View history. The three persons are differentiated in their characteristics, but crucifled in their original exchange. Like the Left Hegelians who immediately succeeded the master, both Moltmann and Pannenberg are determined to retain the sense of omltmann as meaningful and central to Christian discourse, while avoiding the essentially conformist and conservative aspects of his thought.


After Belgium, he was transferred to a POW camp in KilmarnockScotlandwhere he worked with other Germans to rebuild areas damaged in the bombing. Moltmann has a passion for the Kingdom of God as it exists both in the future, and in the God of the present. Thus according to Paul’s understanding, in the ‘word of the cross’ the crucified Christ himself speaks.

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. 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 Resurrectionwhich he has labelled a ‘theology of hope’.

We become true men in the community of the incarnate, the suffering and loving, the human God.

Jürgen Moltmann

God’s ‘preferential option for the poor’ should not be exclusive, but rather include the rich; insofar as God holds judgment over jhrgen also. At sixteen, Moltmann idolized Albert Einsteinand anticipated studying mathematics at university. Archived from the original on Moltmann’s Theology of Hope is a theological perspective with an eschatological foundation and focuses on the hope that the resurrection brings.

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