"Living by faith" is much more than a general Christian precept; it is the fundamental posture of believers in a world rife with suffering and injustice. In this penetrating reflection on the meaning of "justification," Oswald Bayer shows how this key religious term provides a comprehensive horizon for discussing every aspect of Christian theology, from creation to the end times.
In this significant book Mark C. Mattes critically evaluates the role of justification in the theologies of five leading Protestant thinkers—Eberhard Jungel, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Jurgen Moltmann, Robert W. Jenson, and Oswald Bayer—pointing out their respective strengths and weaknesses and showing how each matches up with Luther's own views. Offering both an excellent review of recent trends in Christian theology and a powerful analysis of these trends, Mattes points readers to the various ways in which the doctrine of justification has been applied today.
Hall approaches the question of God from various perspectives through history and pop culture, and argues that the God you need may be the very God you rejected years ago.
This landmark volume, the first of two, assesses the prospects and promise of Lutheran theology at the opening of a new millennium. From four continents, the...
This bold work culminates Hall's three-volume contextual theology, the first to take the measure of Christian belief and doctrine explicitly in light of...
The figure of Satan has for centuries embodied or incarnated absolute evil. Existing alongside more intellectualist interpretations of evil, Satan has figured...
In this beautiful meditation, Panikkar charts the paradoxes and possibilities of our experience of God. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from the Bible and...
''In my end is my beginning,'' wrote T. S. Eliot, and Jürgen Moltmann's new book is a powerful testament to personal hope in chaotic, even catastrophic times. ...
Directly, simply, and forcefully, Jürgen Moltmann here presents his reflections on the Spirit and the spiritual life that were the essence of his prior book,...
"As the Christian movement nears the end of its second millennium, it faces a crisis that could not have been anticipated at the close of the first thousand...
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