The Future Of Theology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802849533
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/19/1996
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.72 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Part I Challenges
The World in the Twenty-first Century: Challenges to the Churches 3
Turning Point: Will the Christian Religion Overcome Its Adolescence? 12
Kneeling and Walking Upright 21
No Enemy, No Christianity: Theology and Preaching between "Worlds" 26
The Travail of Theology in the Modern Academy 35
The Last Universalists 47
Is There Anything "New" in Theology? Reflections on an Old Theme 52
Is There Such a Thing as Being Ready for Another Millennium? 63
Part II Perspectives
Christian Theology: What Direction at the End of the Second Millennium? 73
Back to the Future 89
Theology, Meaning, and Power 98
Reviving Theology in a Time of Change 114
Time for God's Presence 127
Pneumatic Nudges: The Theology of Moltmann, Feminism, and the Future 142
Otherwise Engaged in the Spirit: A First Theology for a Twenty-first Century 154
Theology from amidst the Victims 164
Theology, Spirituality, and Historical Praxis 176
Martin, Malcolm, and Black Theology 185
The Multifaceted Future of Theology 196
Part III Themes
When Horizons Close: A Reflection on the Utopian Ratio of Qoheleth 207
The Teaching Office and the Unity of the Church 221
Does Nothing Good Dwell in My Flesh? 233
Christian Anthropology and Gender: A Tribute to Jurgen Moltmann 241
The Future of Theology in a Commodity Society 253
Global Ethics and Education 267
Theonomy and/or Autonomy 284
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