Theologians in Their Own Words is a volume of 24 brief, straight-forward autobiographical statements from many of the most important theologians and scholars of religion of recent decades.
Each contributor sets out to discuss the development of their central insights and convictions in light of their life stories.
The volume includes both previously published selections from Dialog: A Journal of Theology, as well as pieces specially commissioned for this volume.
Included in the renowned and diverse list of contributors: Marilyn McCord Adams, Harvey Cox, Gerhard Forde, George Forell, Roger Haight, Philip Hefner, Robert Jenson, Ernst Käsemann, Martin Marty, Alister McGrath, Nancey Murphy, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Marion Pauck, Ted Peters, Clark Pinnock, John Polkinghorne, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Letty Russell, H. Paul Santmire, Hans Schwarz, Huston Smith, Paul Sponheim, Kathryn Tanner, Ronald Thiemann, and N.T. Wright.
|Publisher:||Augsburg Fortress, Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
1 Truth and Reconciliation Marilyn McCord Adams 15
2 The Deepest Traces Harvey Cox 35
3 The One Acted Upon Gerhard Forde 41
4 They Told What Had Happened on the Road George W. Forell 53
5 A Story of Teaching and Learning Roger Haight, S.J. 63
6 Theology as Interpretation of the World Philip Hefner 75
7 A Theological Autobiography to Date Robert W. Jenson 89
8 The Freedom to Resist Idolatry Ernst Käsemann 103
9 Christian Theology and the Modes of Experience Martin E. Marty 113
10 Reading Reality Alister McGrath 125
11 Wind and Spirit Nancey Murphy 137
12 An Intellectual Pilgrimage Wolfhart Pannenberg 151
13 Still Becoming Ted Peters 163
14 Confessions of a Postconservative Evangelical Theologian Clark H. Pinnock 177
15 From Physicist to Priest John Polkinghorne 187
16 My Life Journey Rosemary Radford Ruether 195
17 Moving to the Margin Letty M. Russell 207
18 Ecology, Justice, Liturgy H. Paul Santmire 217
19 Planting Trees Hans Schwarz 233
20 Bubble Blown and Lived In Huston Smith 247
21 A Living Conversation Paul R. Sponheim 257
22 Christian Claims Kathryn Tanner 269
23 Faith Seeking Understanding Ronald F. Thiemann 279
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