Jurgen Moltmann's The Coming of God: Christian Eschatology PDF

By Jurgen Moltmann

ISBN-10: 0334026350

ISBN-13: 9780334026358

Winner of Grawemeyer Award during this amazing and well timed paintings - in lots of methods the fruits of his systematic theology - world-renowned theologian Jurgen Moltmann stands Christian eschatology on its head. Moltmann rejects the normal method, which specializes in the top, an apocalyptic finale, as a type of Christian look for the "final solution." He facilities in its place on wish and God's promise of recent production for all issues. "Christian eschatology," he says, "is the remembered wish of the elevating of the crucified Christ, so it talks approximately starting afresh within the lethal end." but Moltmann's novel framework, deeply knowledgeable through Jewish and messianic notion, additionally fosters wealthy and artistic insights into the perennially nettling questions of eschatology: Are there everlasting existence and private id after demise? How is one to think about heaven, hell, and purgatory? What are the ancient and cosmological dimensions of Christian wish? What are its social and political implications. In a heartbreakingly fragile and fragment international, Moltmann's accomplished eschatology surveys the Christian vista, bravely envisioning our "horizons of expectation" for private, social, even cosmic transformation in God.

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