These essays by leading British and North American theologians are a tribute to Eberhard Jüngel, one of the world's foremost Christian thinkers, and an interpretation and evaluation of his work. Each essay analyses a central theme, showing the importance and impact of Jüngel's thought in constructive contemporary theology.
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About the Author
John Webster is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Table of Contents
Introduction John Webster 1
The Being and Attributes of God. Eberhard Jungel's Dispute with the Classical Philosophical Tradition Colin Gunton 7
Hosting a Dialogue: Jungel and Levinas on God, Self and Language David F. Ford 23
On Jungel's Four-Fold Appropriation of Friedrich Nietzsche G. O. Mazur 60
The Problem of the Starting-Point of Theological Thinking Werner Jeanrond 70
Church and Sacrament(s) Geoffrey Wainwright 90
Justification, Analogy and Action. Passivity and Activity in Jungel's Anthropology John Webster 106
Jungel on Barth John Thompson 143
The Love of God and the Future of Theology: A Personal Engagement with Jungel's Work George Newlands 190
Eberhard Jungel: A Bibliography Arnold Neufeldt-Fast 206