End of Time?: The Provocation of Talking about God

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"On the occasion of his seventieth birthday, Professor Johann Baptist Metz, professor emeritus of theology at the University of Munster, was joined by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Defense of the Faith, as well as by Eveline Goodman-Thau, a Jewish philosopher of religion, and Protestant theologian Jurgen Moltmann, for a meeting at Ahaus Palace on the subject of God and the end of time." Readers will appreciate this work, translated for the first time from German, which offers them the unique opportunity
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Overview

"On the occasion of his seventieth birthday, Professor Johann Baptist Metz, professor emeritus of theology at the University of Munster, was joined by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Defense of the Faith, as well as by Eveline Goodman-Thau, a Jewish philosopher of religion, and Protestant theologian Jurgen Moltmann, for a meeting at Ahaus Palace on the subject of God and the end of time." Readers will appreciate this work, translated for the first time from German, which offers them the unique opportunity to listen in on what was a significant forum of theologians who contributed differing perspectives on this fascinating topic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809141708
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 821,579
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Introduction

Foreword

Tiemo Rainer Peters
Why do we do theology?

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
The End of Time

Johann Baptist Metz
God: Against the Myth of the Eternity of Time

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Johann Baptist Metz
God, Guilt, and Suffering: A Conversation

Jürgen Moltmann
From the Beginning of Time in God's Presence

Eveline Goodman-Thau
Writing History as Messianic Hermeneutics

The Participants
Speaking Provocatively about God: A Discussion
moderated by Robert Leicht

Jürgen Werblick
What is it time for? Epilogue

Program

Brief Biographies and Bibliographies

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