A critique of Jürgen Moltmann’s theology that offers a wider vision of Christian hope through an imaginative engagement with a range of traditional and contemporary resources.
Chapter 2: The Costs of a Moltmannian Hope:
The legacy of Moltmann’s theological hope abides as a contemporary doctrine, loosely articulated and broadly accepted. The broad outlines of his eschatological hope shape the presuppositions and imaginations of many theologians, clergy, and lay Christians, including some who have never engaged with his work directly. I have identified the legacy of Molt-mann’s theology of hope as Moltmannian, because it reflects his work, at least indirectly, even though it does not attend to all of the particulars of his theological scholarship. When this Moltmannian hope constitutes the exclusive resource for eschatological hope, the costs are… A free download of this chapter is available on our website, click here!