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Hope in These Troubled Times

Hope in These Troubled Times by Jürgen Moltmann. Translated by Margaret Kohl and Brian McNeil. Facing the future with hope — today’s many crises put the survival of the human species and of the planet at risk. What do Christians and Christian faith have to offer?

Hope in These Troubled Times
Jürgen Moltmann

Translated by Margaret Kohl and Brian McNeil

Facing the future with hope—

Today’s many crises put the survival of the human species and of the planet at risk. What do Christians and Christian faith have to offer?

In a time when hope itself seems challenged, even naïve, esteemed theologian Jürgen Moltmann offers a frank assessment of the dangers that confront humanity, and he traces our steepest problems to assumptions behind the modern worldview. But he also explores the root and character of Christian hope, and he envisions the form and shape of a life-affirming spirituality, one that can inform and enliven Christian faith in imperiled times.

In chapters composed over the last five years, Moltmann includes specific discussions of the ecological crisis, the encounter of world religions, terror and violence, social justice and compassion, as well as rethinking foundational philosophical and theological questions, particularly of God, creation, and being human, in light of these challenges.

Jürgen Moltmann is one of the most widely read theologians of our time and, fifty years after his first works, remains a leading thinker in Christian theology, political and ecological theology, and theology of hope. Among his most recent works are The Living God and the Fullness of Life (WCC Publications and Westminster John Knox Press), Sun of Righteousness, Arise! and the 40th anniversary edition of The Crucified God.

 

222 pages; 5.5 x 8.5”; paper; perfect binding; 4-colour cover
Shelving categories: Contemporary Christianity / Christian Theology
ISBN for WCC edition: 978-2-8254-1713-3
Publication: Fall 2019
Rights: World English
Price: 20 CHF, $20.00, £12.00, €16.00

 

Available in Europe and the UK from the Ecumenical Centre: wccpublications@wcc-coe.org

Available in North America from Westminster John Knox Press, under the title "The Spirit of Hope": wjkbooks.com