Works by Moltmann in English


Major works
Essay Collections, etc
Rare Books
Co-Authored Works
Chapters and Articles (under construction)
Comments and Corrections

Major Works

Theology of Hope: On the Ground and the Implications of a Christian Eschatology, trans. by James W. Leitch (London: SCM, 1967).

Later also (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1991); then also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993). Translation of Theologie der Hoffnung: Untersuchungen zur Begründung und zu den Konsequenzen einer christlichen Eschatologie, 5th ed. (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1965); the appendix to this edition, in English as “Hope and Confidence: A Conversation with Ernst Bloch,” does not appear in English editions of Theology of Hope but is instead found in Religion, Revolution, and the Future — see below.

The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ As the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology, trans. by R. A. Wilson and John Bowden (London: SCM, 1973).

Later also (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1991); then also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993); and finally, 40th Anniversary Edition (London: SCM, 2015); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2015); 2015 pagination differs from previous editions. Translation of Der gekreuzigte Gott: das Kreuz Christi als Grund und Kritik christlicher Theologie, 2nd ed. (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1973).

The Church in the Power of the Spirit: A Contribution to Messianic Ecclesiology, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1975).

Later also (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1991); then also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993). Translation of Kirche in der Kraft des Geistes: ein Beitrag zur messianischen Ekklesiologie (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1975).

The Trinity and the Kingdom of God: The Doctrine of God, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1981); also (note subtle difference in title) The Trinity and the Kingdom: The Doctrine of God, trans. by Margaret Kohl (New York: Harper and Row, 1981).

Later also (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1991); then also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993). Translation of Trinität und Reich Gottes: zur Gotteslehre (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1980).

God in Creation: A New Theology of Creation and the Spirit of God, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1985).

Later also (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1991); then also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993). Translation of Gott in der Schöpfung: ökologische Schöpfungslehre (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1985).

The Way of Jesus Christ: Christology in Messianic Dimensions, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1990); or (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1990).

Later also (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993). Translation of Der Weg Jesu Christi: Christologie in messianischen Dimensionen (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1989).

The Spirit of Life: A Universal Affirmation, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1992); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1992).

Translation of Der Geist des Lebens: eine ganzheitliche Pneumatologie (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1992).

The Coming of God: Christian Eschatology, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1996); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1996).

Translation of Das Kommen Gottes: christliche Eschatologie (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser, 1995).

Experiences in Theology: Ways and Forms of Christian Theology, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 2000); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2000).

Translation of Erfahrungen theologischen Denkens: Wege und Formen christlicher Theologie (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser/Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2000).

The major works have recently been reprinted in German as Werke: Jürgen Moltmann, 9 vols. (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2016).

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Theology and Joy, trans. by Reinhard Ulrich (London: SCM, 1972); or Theology of Play (New York: Harper & Row, 1972), pagination differs.

Section “The First Liberated Men in Creation” is a translation of Die Ersten Freigelassen der Schöpfung (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1971).

*Preface TJ vi, TP vii
*David E. Jenkins, The Liberation of ‘God’ TJ 1-25
>>The First Liberated Men in Creation
*”How Can I Play in a Strange Land?” TJ 26-8, TP 1-3
*Dominion through Games and the Preparatory Games of Liberation TJ 29-38, TP 3-15
*The Theological Play of the Good Will of God TJ 39-64, TP 15-45
*The Human Play of Liberated Mankind TJ 65-75, TP 45-58
*The Liberating Church—A Testing Ground of the Kingdom of God TJ 76-87, TP 58-72
*Notes to “The Liberation of ‘God'” TJ 87
*Notes to “The First Liberated Men in Creation” TJ 88-90
*Notes TP 72-5
Robert E. Neale, The Crucifixion as Play TP 76-86
Sam Keen, godsong [Poem] TP 87-98
David L. Miller, Playing the Game to Lose TP 99-110
Moltmann, Are There No Rules of the Game? TP 111-3

Man: Christian Anthropology in the Conflicts of the Present, trans. by John Sturdy (London: SPCK, 1974); or (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1974).

Also: On Human Being: Christian Anthropology in the Conflicts of the Present (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2009), pagination differs for front matter. Translation of Mensch. Christliche Anthropologie in den Konflikten der Gegenwart (Stuttgart: Kreuz-Verlag, 1971).

*Acknowledgements vii
*Author’s Preface to the German Edition ix-xi
*What Is Man? 1-21
*Humanism in an Industrial Society 22-45
*Images of Man and Experiments 46-104
*Man and the Son of Man 105-17
*Notes 119-24

Front matter in On Human Being:
*Acknowledgements vii
*Preface to the 2009 Publication ix-xii
*Preface to the German Edition xiii-xv

Creating a Just Future: The Politics of Peace and the Ethics of Creation in a Threatened World, trans. by John Bowden (London: SCM; Philadelphia, PA: Trinity International, 1989).

Translation of Gerechtigkeit schafft Zukunft. Friedenspolitik und Schöpfungsethik in einer bedrohten Welt (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1989).

*Preface vii-viii
*Does Modern Society Have a Future? 1-15
*The Nuclear Situation: The Theology and Politics of Peace 16-50
*The Ecological Situation: The Theology and Ethics of Creation 51-101
*Notes 102-104

Jesus Christ for Today’s World, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1994); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1994).

Translation of Wer ist Christus für uns heute? (Gütersloh: Kaiser, 1994).

*[Preface:] Who is Jesus Christ for Us Today? 1-5
*Jesus and the Kingdom of God 7-29
*The Passion of Christ and the Pain of God 30-49
*The Anxiety of Christ 50-7
*The Tortured Christ 58-70
*The Resurrection of Christ – Hope for the World 71-87
*The Cosmic Christ 88-107
*Jesus between Jews and Christians 108-29
*”Behold I Make All Things New”: The Grand Invitation 130-47
*Notes 148-50
*Index of Names 151-2

The Source of Life: The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life (London: SCM, 1997); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1997).

Translation of Die Quelle des Lebens. Der Heilige Geist und die Theologie des Lebens (Gütersloh: Kaiser, 1997).

*Foreword ix-x
*Wrestling with God: A Personal Meditation on Jacob’s Struggle at the Brook Jabbok, Following Genesis 32.25-32 | 1-9
*The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life 10-25
*Born Again to a Living Hope 26-37
*A Meditation on Hope 38-42
*The Sanctification of Life 43-54
*Charismatic Powers of Life 55-69
*Life’s New Spirituality 70-88
*In the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit 89-102
*There Is Enough for Everyone: A Meditation on “Original Christian Communism” 103-10
*”…And Thou Renewest the Face of the Earth”: The Ecology of the Creative Spirit 111-24
*What Are We Doing When We Pray? 125-45
*Suggestions for Further Reading 146
*Index of Names 147-8

Is There Life After Death?, trans. by D. Lyle Dabney, The Père Marquette Lectures in Theology (Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 1998).

*Dabney, Foreword iii-vi
*Is There Life after Death? 1-59
*Notes 60

In the End – The Beginning: The Life of Hope, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 2004); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2004).

Translation of Im Ende – der Anfang (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser/Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2003).

*Introduction ix-xii
>>There Is a Magic in Every Beginning
*The Promise of the Child 3-18
*Does the Future Belong to the Young? 19-28
>>In My End Is My Beginning [with text 31-2]
*New Beginnings in Catastrophes: Biblical Catastrophe Theology 33-52
*Deliver Us from Evil. God’s Righteousness and Justice, and the Rebirth of Life 53-78
*The Spirituality of the Wakeful Senses 79-86
*The Living Power of Hope 87-95
>>O Beginning without Ending… [with text 99-100]
*Is There a Life after Death? 101-18
*Mourning and Consoling 119-30
*The Community of the Living and the Dead 131-8
*What Awaits Us? 139-51
*Eternal Life 152-64
*Notes 165-72
*Earlier Publications Relating to the Subjects Treated Here 173
*Index 175-80

A Broad Place: An Autobiography, trans. by Margaret Kohl (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2009).

*Preface ix-x
>>Part I: Youth
*The Settlement 3-12
*July 1943: Operation Gomorrah 13-8
*Prisoner of War, 1945-47 | 19-35
>>Part II: Apprenticeship
*Theology Student in Göttingen, 1948-52 | 39-52
*Pastor in Wasserhorst, 1953-58 | 53-67
>>Part III: Beginnings
*The Church Seminary in Wuppertal, 1958-64 | 71-81
*Public Theology 82-94
>>Part IV: Theology of Hope
*The Theology of Hope, 1964 | 97-118
*The Christian-Marxist Dialogue 119-30
*My American Dream 131-44
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>>Part V: Political Theology
*A First Beginning in Tübingen, 1967 | 147-64
*Lecture Tours Worldwide, 1969-75 | 165-9
*World Mission Assembly in Bangkok, 1972-3 | 170-5
*Ways to the Far East, 1973 and 1975 | 176-85
>>Part VI: In the Sign of the Cross to New Trinitarian Thinking
*The Crucified God, 1972 | 189-200
*Theological Expansions of the Horizon 201-17
*Ecumenical Expansions of the Horizon 218-35
*In My Own Place 236-65
*In Christian-Jewish Dialogue 266-82
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>>Part VII: Uncompleted Completions—The Challenges of Life
*The New Trinitarian Thinking 285-94
*The 1985 Gifford Lectures in Edinburgh: God in Creation 295-301
*Our Long Walk to China, 1985 | 302-20
*God—His and Hers: Joint Theology with Elisabeth 321-33
*New Love for Life 334-52
>>Part VIII: In the End—The Beginning
*The Festival of the End and the Beginning 355-63
*New Emphases 364-5
*Notes 381-400
*Index of Names 401-4

Ethics of Hope, trans. by Margaret Kohl (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2012).

Translation of Ethik der Hoffnung (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2010).

*Preface xi-xv
>>Eschatology and Ethics
*Introduction 3-8
*Apocalyptic Eschatology 9-17
*Christological Eschatology 19-24
*Separatist Eschatology 25-33
*Transformative Eschatology 35-41
>>An Ethics of Life [contains text 43]
*A Culture of Life 45-69
*Medical Ethics 71-106
>>Earth Ethics [contains text 107]
*In the Space of Earth, What Is the Earth? 109-19
*The Time of the Earth 121-9
*Ecology 131-45
*Earth Ethics 147-62
>>Ethics of Just Peace [contains text 163-4]
*Criteria for Forming a Judgment 165-7
*Divine and Human Righteousness and Justice 169-87
*Dragon Slaying and Peacemaking in Christianity 189-206
*Control Is Good—Trust is Better: Liberty and Security in the “Free World” 207-15
*The Righteousness of God and Human Civil Rights 217-28
*Joy in God: Aesthetic Counterpoints 229-30
*Sabbath—The Feast of Creation 231-4
*The Jubilation of Christ’s Resurrection 235-7
*”And Peace in the Midst of Strife” 238-9
*Notes 240-58
*Index 259-71

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Essay Collections, etc

Religion, Revolution and the Future, trans. by M. Douglas Meeks (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1969).

*Meeks, Translator’s Preface vii-viii
*Author’s Preface ix-xvi
*What Is “New” in Christianity: The Category Novum in Christian Theology 3-18
*Religion, Revolution, and the Future 19-41
*Resurrection as Hope 42-62
*The Revolution of Freedom: Christians and Marxists Struggle for Freedom 63-82
*Toward a Political Hermeneutic of the Gospel 83-107
*New Frontiers of Christianity in Industrial Society 108-28
*God in Revolution 129-47
*Hope and Confidence: A Conversation with Ernst Bloch 148-76
*The Future As a New Paradigm of Transcendence 177-99
*Hope and History 200-20

Hope and Planning, trans. by Margaret Clarkson (London: SCM, 1971); or (New York: Harper & Row, 1971).

*Preface vii-viii
*Abbreviations ix
*The Revelation of God and the Question of Truth 3-30
*God and Resurrection 31-55
*Exegesis and the Eschatology of History 56-98
*The Unverstanding of History in Christian Social Ethics 101-29
*The “Rose in the Cross of the Present”: Towards an Understanding of Church in Modern Society 130-54
*The End of History 155-77
*Hope and Planning 178-99
*Theology in the World of Modern Science 200-23
*Index of Names 227-8

The Gospel of Liberation, trans. by H. Wayne Pipkin (Waco, TX: Word, 1973).

Translation of Die Sprache der Befreiung. Predigten und Besinnungen (Munich: Kaiser, 1972).

*Preface 9-11.
*God Is Different 13-24.
*The God of Hope 25-33.
*Look, Everything Has Become New 34-42.
*The Resurrection of the Crucified 43-52.
*Call to Freedom 53-62.
*Faith and Brotherhood 63-70.
*Love and Sorrow 71-7.
*Liberation through Reconciliation 78-94.
*The Peace of God 95-104.
*The Return of Christ 105-12.
*Joy in the Revolution of God 113-22.
*The Basis for Hope in Life and Death 123-36.

The Experiment Hope, trans. by M. Douglas Meeks (London: SCM, 1975); or (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1975).

Translation of Das Experiment Hoffnung: Einführungen (Munich: Kaiser, 1974).

*Translator’s Note, by M. Douglas Meeks vii
*Foreword, by M. Douglas Meeks ix-xvii
*Christian Theology and Its Problems Today 1-14
*”Where There Is Hope, There Is Religion” 15-29
*Ernst Bloch and Hope without Faith 30-43
*Introduction to “Theology of Hope” 44-59
*Jewish and Christian Messianism 60-8
*The Crucified God and Apathetic Man 69-84
*Dostoevsky and the Hope of Prisoners 85-100
*Political Theology 101-18
*The Ethic of Calvinism 119-30
*Racism and the Right To Resist 131-46
*The Theological Basis of Human Rights and the Liberation of Human Beings 149-57
*The Humanity of Living and Dying 158-71
*Bringing Peace To a Divided World 172-85
*On Hope As an Experiment: A Postlude 186-90

The Open Church: Invitation To a Messianic Lifestyle, trans. by M. Douglas Meeks (London: SCM, 1978); or The Passion for Life: A Messianic Lifestyle (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1978).

Translation of Neuer Lebenstil. Schritte zur Gemeinde (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1977).

*Preface 9-10
*Meeks, Acknowledgements 11
*Meeks, Introduction 13-8
*The Passion for Life 19-26
*Community with Others 27-36
*Messianic Lifestyle 37-49
*Open Friendship 50-63
*The Feast of Freedom 64-81
*The Ecumenical Church under the Cross 82-94
*Hope in the Struggle of the People 95-112
*The Congregation “From Below” 113-26
*Notes 127-8

The Future of Creation: Collected Essays, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1979); or (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1979).

Translation of Zukunft der Schöpfung. Gesammelte Aufsätze (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1977).

*Preface vii.
*The Future as a New Paradigm of Transcendence 1-17.
*Trends in Eschatology 18-36.
*Methods in Eschatology 41-8.
*Hope and Development 49-58.
*The Theology of the Cross Today 59-79.
*The Trinitarian History of God 80-96.
*The Hope of Resurrection and the Practice of Liberation 97-114.
*Creation as an Open System 115-30.
*Ethics and Biomedical Progress 131-48.
*Justification and New Creation 149-71.
*Abbreviations 172
*Notes 173-94
*Index of Names 195-8

Experiences of God, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1980); or (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress).

Chapter 1 translation of “Der Gott, auf den ich hoffe,” in Walter Jens, ed., Warum ich Christ bin, 264-80 (Munich: Kindler, 1979); chapters 2-4 translation of Gotteserfahrungen: Hoffnung, Angst, Mystik (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1979).

*Why am I a Christian 1-18
*Hope 19-36
*Anxiety 37-54
*The Theology of Mystical Experience 55-80
*Notes 81-3

Following Jesus Christ in the World Today: Responsibility for the World and Christian Discipleship (Elkhart, IN: Institute of Mennonite Studies; Winnipeg, Manitoba: CMBC, 1983). OPEN ACCESS

*Willard M. Swartley, Editor’s Preface 3-4
*Marlin E. Miller and Helmut Harder, Introduction 5-7
*My Spiritual and Theological Pilgrimage 9-18
*Luther’s Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today 19-39
*Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church 41-60
*Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics of the Gospel 61-80
*Following Christ in an Age of Nuclear War 81-108

The Power of the Powerless: The Word of Liberation for Today, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1983); or (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1983).

Translation of Ohne Macht mächtig (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1981).

*Preface ix-x
*Surviving with Noah (Genesis 9.1-7; 13-17) 1-11
*The Calling of the Unworthy (Exodus 4.10-16) 12-8
*Openness for the Coming God (Psalm 24) 19-27
*The Disarming Child (Isa. 9.2-7) 28-37
*The New Covenant of Freedom (Jer. 31.31-34) 38-46
*The Blessedness of the Peacemakers (Matt. 5.9) 47-54
*Revolutionary Love of Our Enemies (Matt. 5.43-48) 55-63
*The Transformation of Life (Matt. 17.1-9) 64-70
*Liberating Mission (Luke 4.14-21) 71-8
*The Consequences of Discipleship (Luke 12.4-12) 79-87
*The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18.10-14) 88-97
*Accept One Another (Rom. 15.7, 13) 98-106
*Solidarity 107-12
*Good Friday: The Birth of Hope from the Cross of Christ 113-21
*Easter: The Festal Protest against Death 122-6
*Pentecost: There Is Enough for Everyone 127-35
*The Liberation and Acceptance of the Handicapped 136-54
*The Ministry of the Whole Church to the World 155-66

On Human Dignity: Political Theology and Ethics, trans. by M. Douglas Meeks (London: SCM, 1984); or (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1984).

*M. Douglas Meeks, Acknowledgments vii
*M. Douglas Meeks, Introduction ix-xiv
*Ecumenical Dialogue on Human Rights 3-18
*Christian Faith and Human Rights 19-35
*The Right To Meaningful Work 37-58
*Luther’s Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today 61-77
*Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Jesus Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church 79-96
*Political Theology and Political Hermeneutic of the Gospel 97-112
*Discipleship of Christ in an Age of Nuclear War 113-31
*Religion and Culture in Europe 135-45
*America as Dream 147-61
*Olympism and Religion 163-72
*Messianic Atheism 173-87
*Church and Israel: A Common Way of Hope? 189-217
*Index [of Names and Subjects] 219-25

Theology Today: Two Contributions Towards Making Theology Present, trans. by John Bowden (London: SCM; Philadelphia, PA: Trinity International, 1988).

Translation of Was ist heute Theologie?, Quaestiones Disputatae 114 (Freiburg: Herder, 1988).

*Preface: The Presence of Theology vii-x
*The Course of Theology in the Twentieth Century 1-51
*Mediating Theology Today 53-94
*Notes 95-9

History and the Triune God: Contributions to Trinitarian Theology, trans. by John Bowden (London: SCM, 1991).

Later (New York: Crossroad, 1992). Translation of  In der Geschichte des dreieinigen Gottes. Beiträge zur trinitarischen Theologie (Munich: Kaiser, 1991).

*Preface ix
*Books by Jürgen Moltmann x
*Introduction: Some Questions about the Doctrine of the Trinity Today xi-xix
*”I Believe in God the Father”: Patriarchal or Non-Patriarchal Talk of God? 1-18
*The Motherly Father and the Power of His Mercy 19-25
*The Question of Theodicy and the Pain of God 26-30
*”I Believe in Jesus Christ, the Only Son of God”: Brotherly Talk of Christ 31-43
*Justice for Victims and Perpetrators 44-56
*”The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit”: On Trinitarian Pneumatology 57-69
*”Come Holy Spirit – Renew the Whole Creation” 70-9
*The Inviting Unity of the Triune God 80-9
*Christian Hope – Messianic or Transcendent?: A Theological Conversation with Joachim of Fiore and Thomas Aquinas 91-109
*Being a Christian, Being Human and the Kingdom of God 110-24
*Creation, Covenant and Glory: A Conversation on Karl Barth’s Doctrine of Creation 125-42
*”Where There Is Hope, There Is Religion” (Ernst Bloch): The Philosophy and Theology of Hope 143-55
*”What God Would He Be Who Came Only from Outside…?” In Memory of Giordano Bruno 156-64
*My Theological Career 165-82
*Notes 183-97
*Abbreviations 198
*Index of Biblical References 199-200
*Index of Names 201-4

God for a Secular Society: The Public Relevance of Theology, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1999); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1999).

Translation of Gott im Projekt der modernen Welt: Beiträge zur öffentlichen Relevanz der Theologie (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser and Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 1997).

*Preface 1-2
>>Theology and Politics
*Theology in the Project of Modernity 5-23
*Covenant or Leviathan? Political Theology at the Beginning of Modern Times 24-45
*Political Theology and the Theology of Liberation 46-70
>>Theology in the Changing Values of the Modern World
*Christian Faith in the Changing Values of the Modern World 73-91
*The Destruction and Liberation of the Earth: Ecological Theology 92-116
*Human Rights — Rights of Humanity — Rights of the Earth 117-34
*The Knowing of the Other and the Community of the Different 135-52
*Freedom in Community between Globalization and Individualism: Market Value and Human Dignity 153-66
>>Theology and Religion
*The Pit — Where Was God? Jewish and Christian Theology after Auschwitz 169-90
*Protestantism: ‘The Religion of Freedom’ 191-208
*Liberalism and Fundamentalism in the Modern Era 209-25
*Dialogue or Mission? Christianity and the Religions in an Endangered World 226-44
*Theology for the Church and the Kingdom of God in the Modern University 245-59
*Notes 260-82
*Bibliographical Details of Chapters 283-5
*Index 286-92

Science and Wisdom, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 2003); or (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2003).

Translation of Wissenschaft und Weisheit: Zum Gesprüch zwischen Naturwissenschaft und Theologie (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser, 2003).

*Preface xi-xiii
*Theology in the World of the Modern Sciences 1-23
*Theologians and Scientists on the Way to Wisdom 24-9
*Creation As an Open System 33-53
*God’s Self-Restriction and the History of the Universe 54-84
*What Is Time and How Do We Experience It? 85-97
*The Origin and the Completion of Time in the Primordial and in the Eschatological Moment 98-110
*God and Space 111-26
*Humane Ethics and the Ethos of Biomedical Progress 129-40
*Science and Wisdom 141-57
*”From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe” 158-71
*Tao – The Chinese Mystery of the World 172-93
*Notes 194-211
*Previous Publication [bibliographical data for essays collected here] 212-3
*Index of Names 215-9

Sun of Righteousness, Arise! God’s Future for Humanity and the World, trans. by Margaret Kohl (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2010).

Translation of Sein Name ist Gerechtigkeit: Neue Beiträge zur christlichen Gotteslehre (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2009).

*Preface 1-5
>>The Future of Christianity [with text 8]
*The Christian World 9-16
*The Rebirth of the Church 17-27
*Hope for the Kingdom of God 29-34
>>The God of Resurrection: Christ’s Resurrection—The Resurrection of the Body—The Resurrection of Nature
*In the End the Beginning 37-41
*The Raising of Jesus 43-57
*The Resurrection of the Body 59-66
*The Resurrection of Nature: The New Creation of All Things 67-73
*Life against Death 75-7
*God’s Kingdom Is the Kingdom of the Resurrection on Earth 79-82
>>God Is Righteousness and Justice
*No Monotheism Is Like Another: The Dissolution of an Inappropriate Term 85-100
*Shekinah: The Mystery of God’s Presence in Judaism and Christianity 101-15
*Psalm 82: Righteousness and Justice—The Measure of the Gods 117-26
*Sun of Righteousness: The Gospel about Judgment and the New Creation of All Things 127-48
*The Triune God 149-69
*Face to Face: A Meditation on the Seeing of God 171-86
>>God in Nature
*Natural Science and the Hermeneutics of Nature 189-208
*The Theory of Evolution and Christian Theology: From “the War of Nature” to Natural Cooperation and from “the Struggle for Existence” to Mutual Recognition 209-23
*Notes 225-47
*Index 249-54

Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings, Fortress, Minneapolis, 2014

The Living God and the Fullness of Life, trans. by Margaret Kohl (Geneva: World Council of Churches, 2015); or (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2015).

Translation of Der lebendige Gott und die Fülle des Lebens (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2014).

*Preface ix-xi ONLINE
*Introduction: The Diminished Life of the Modern World 1-20 ONLINE
>>Part One: The Living God
*The Living God 23-34
*God’s Attributes 35-55
*The Living God in the History of Christ 57-69
>>Part Two: The Fullness of Life
*This Eternal Life 73-85
*Life in the Wide Space of God’s Joy 87-101
*Freedom Lived in Solidarity 103-15
*Freedom Experienced in Open Friendship 117-28
*The Loved and Loving Life 129-55
*A Spirituality of the Senses 157-75
*Hoping and Thinking 177-90
*Life: A Never-Ending Festival 191-207
*Notes 209-29

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Rare Books

Human Identity in Christian Faith, ed. by M. Douglas Meeks (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1974).


The Doctrine of the Trinity (Ruschlikon, Switzerland: Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986).


*The Trinitarian History of the Son of God
*The Resurrection and Future of Christ
*The Concept of the Triune God: The Doxological Doctrine of the Trinity

Theology and the Future of the Modern World (Pittsburgh, PA: Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, 1995).


Co-Authored Works

“The Lordship of Christ and Human Society,” in Jürgen Moltmann and Jürgen Weissbach, Two Studies in the Theology of Bonhoeffer, trans. by Reginald H. Fuller and Ilse Fuller, pp.19-94 (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1967).

Jürgen Moltmann et al., Religion and Political Society (New York: Harper and Row, 1974).

Chapters by Moltmann, Oelmüller, and Metz are translated from Kirche im Prozess der Aufklärung: Aspekte einer neuen “politischen Theologie” (Munich: Christian Kaiser; Mainz: Matthias-Grünewald, 1970).

*[author(s)?], Preface ix-xi
*Herbert W. Richardson, Introduction 1-7
*Moltmann, The Cross and Civil Religion” 9-47 [Thomas Hughson, Introduction 11-3; text translated by Thomas Hughson and Paul Rigby]
*M. Darrol Bryant, America as God’s Kingdom 49-94 [Henry Vander Goot, Introduction 51-3]
*Herbert W. Richardson, What Makes a Society Political 95-120 [Paul Rigby, Introduction 97-9]
*Willi Oelmüller, The Limitations of Social Theories 121-69 [Joan Lockwood, Introduction 123-6; text translated by Joan Lockwood and Herbert W. Richardson]
*John Baptist Metz, Prophetic Authority 171-209 [David Kelly, Introduction 173-6; text translated by David Kelly and Henry Vander Goot]

Theodore Runyon, ed., Hope for the Church: Moltmann in Dialogue with Practical Theology, trans. by Theodore Runyon (Nashville: Abingdon, 1979).

*Runyon, Preface 5
*Runyon, Introduction 9-20
*Moltmann, The Diaconal Church in the Context of the Kingdom of God 21-36
*Moltmann, The Life Signs of the Spirit in the Fellowship Community of Christ 37-56
*M. Douglas Meeks, Moltmann’s Contribution to Practical Theology 57-74
*Rodney J. Hunter, Moltmann’s Theology of the Cross and the Dilemma of Contemporary Pastoral Care 75-92
*James W. Fowler, Future Christians and Church Education 93-111
*Noel L. Erskine, Christian Hope and the Black Experience 112-27
*Moltmann, Response 128-36
*The Contributors 137-9
*Notes 140-4

Jürgen Moltmann and Johann Baptist Metz, Meditations on the Passion: Two Meditations on Mark 8:31-38, trans. by Edmund College (New York: Paulist, 1979).

Later (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2012).

*Metz and Moltmann, Foreword vii
*Moltmann, The Passion of the Son of Man and His Call to Follow Him 1-21
*Metz, Messianic History as the Story of the Passion, 23-39

Pinchas Lapide and Jürgen Moltmann, Jewish Monotheism and Christian Trinitarian Doctrine: A Dialogue by Pinchas Lapide and Jürgen Moltmann, trans. by Leonard Swidler (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1981).

Later also (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2002). Translation of Jüdischer Monotheismus, christliche Trinitätslehre: Ein Gespräch (Munich: Kaiser, 1979).

*Leonard Swidler, Foreword 7-15
*Jacob B. Agus, Foreword 17-24
*Lapide, Jewish Monotheism 25-44
*Moltmann, The Christian Doctrine of the Trinity 45-57
*Lapide and Moltmann, Dialogue 59-79
*Lapide and Moltmann, The Quality of the Messiah 81-6
*Lapide and Moltmann, The Positive Meaning of the Jewish No To the Messiahship of Jesus 87-90
*Moltmann and Lapide, A Common Declaration 91-3

Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel and Jürgen Moltmann, Humanity in God (New York: Pilgrim, 1983).

*Illustrations vii-viii
*Charles S. McCoy and Marjorie Casebier McCoy, Foreword ix-xiii
*Moltmann-Wendel and Moltmann, Preface xv-xvi
>>Moltmann-Wendel, Woman Experiencing God
*Mary Magdalene—An Example of Patriarchal Distortion of History 3-16
*Martha—A Forgotten Medieval Tradition 17-34
*Christianity between Patriarchy and Matriarchy 35-50
>>Moltmann, God with a Human Face
*Brief Explanation of Illustrations 53-4
*God Means Freedom 55-69
*The Trinitarian Story of Jesus 70-89
*The Social Understanding of the Trinity 90-106
>>Moltmann-Wendel and Moltmann, Becoming Human in New Community
*Becoming Human in New Community 109-25
*Notes 127-33

G. Mcleod Bryan, ed., Communities of Faith and Radical Discipleship, Luce Program on Religion and Social Crisis 2 (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1986).

*Carlton T. Mitchell, Preface vii-ix
*G. Mcleod Bryan, Introduction 1-2
*Miroslav Volf, An Interview with Jürgen Moltmann 5-12
*Moltmann, Political Discipleship of Christ Today 15-31
*Earl Shaw, Beyond Political Theology 35-67
*George Williamson, Politics is Law 71-104
*Leon P. Spencer, Radical Discipleship and the African Church: Historical Reflections 107-11
*William Miller, The Unsettled Family Pond: A New Direction for Radical Discipleship 115-23
*Contributors 125
*Index 127-8

Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel and Jürgen Moltmann, God: His & Hers, trans. by John Bowden (London: SCM, 1991); or (New York: Crossroad, 1991).

Translation of Als Frau und Mann von Gott reden (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1991).

*Introduction ix-xiii
*Becoming Persons in a New Community of Women and Men 1-16
*Jesus Did Not Talk of Appeasement…: Men and Women; Oppressors and Oppressed; Emancipation and Redemption 17-24
*Our Image of God [MW, God as Father 25-32; M, God as Mother 33-8]
*”Who Do You Say That I Am?” Peter’s Confession and Martha’s Confession 39-56
*The Bent Woman Is Made Straight 57-62
*The Theology of the Cross [M, The Cross of Christ: The Pain of the Love of God 63-76; MW, Is There a Feminist Theology of the Cross? 77-91]
*Notes 93-4

Johann-Baptist Metz and Jürgen Moltmann, Faith and the Future: Essays on Theology, Solidarity, and Modernity (London: SCM, 1995); or (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1995).

*Preface by Johann-Baptist Metz vii-viii
*Preface by Jürgen Moltmann ix-x
*Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, Introduction xi-xvii
>>Essays by Johann-Baptist Metz
*The Future in the Memory of Suffering 3-16
*Messianic or “Bourgeois” Religion? 17-29
*Theology in the Modern Age, and before Its End 30-7
*Facing the Jews: Christian Theology after Auschwitz 38-48
*Theology in the Struggle for History and Society 49-56
*Unity and Diversity: Problems and Prospects for Inculturation 57-65
*1492—Through the Eyes of a European Theologian 66-71
*Freedom in Solidarity: The Rescue of Reason 72-8
*Time without a Finale: The Background to the Debate on “Resurrection or Reincarnation” 79-86
>>Essays by Jürgen Moltmann
*The “Crucified God”: God and the Trinity Today 89-99
*The Liberating Feast 100-8
*Messianic Hope in Christianity 109-15
*The Confession of Jesus Christ: A Biblical Theological Consideration 116-22
*The Motherly Father: Is Trinitarian Patripassianism Replacing Theological Patriarchalism? 123-30
*Can There Be an Ecumenical Mariology? 131-6
*The Inviting Unity of the Triune God 137-46
*Peace, the Fruit of Justice 147-58
*Revolution, Religion, and the Future 159-66
*Has Modern Society Any Future? 167-77
*Human Rights, the Rights of Humanity, and the Rights of Nature 178-93
*Fundamentalism and Modernity 194-200
*End of Utopia—End of History? 201-3
*Table of Original Publications 204-6

Jürgen Moltmann, ed., How I Have Changed: Reflections on Thirty Years of Theology, trans. by John Bowden (London: SCM, 1997); or (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity International, 1997).

Translation of Jürgen Moltmann, ed., Wie ich mich geändert habe (Gütersloh: Christian Kaiser/Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 1997). Authors are given as chapter titles.

>>Welcome [Moltmann, vii-viii]
>>First Round
*Eberhard Jüngel 3-12
*Jürgen Moltmann 13-21
*Dorothee Sölle 22-28
>>Second Round
*Johann Baptist Metz 31-6
*Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel 37-44
*Norbert Greinacher 45-51
>>Third Round
*Jörg Zink 55-64
*Philip Potter 65-78
*Hans Küng 79-87
>>Television Discussion [all participants included, presented by Hans Norbert Janowski, 88-111]
>>An Account of the Symposium [Hartmut Meesmann, 112-30

Miroslav Volf, ed., A Passion for God’s Reign: Theology, Christian Learning, and the Christian Self (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998).

*Volf, Introduction vi-viii
*Moltmann, Theology in the Project of the Modern World 1-21
*Moltmann, Christianity and the Revaluation of the Values of Modernity and of the Western World 23-43
*Moltmann, Theology for Christ’s Church and the Kingdom of God in Modern Society 45-64
*Nicholas Wolterstorff, Public Theology or Christian Learning? 65-87
*Ellen T. Charry, The Crisis of Modernity and the Christian Self 89-112

Richard Bauckham, ed., God Will Be All in All: The Eschatology of Jürgen Moltmann (Edinburgh: T &T Clark, 1999).

Contributions by Moltmann trans. by Margaret Kohl.

*Contributors, ix
*Abbreviations for the Works of Jürgen Moltmann xi-xii
*Bauckham, Introduction xiii-xv
*Bauckham, Eschatology in The Coming of God 1-34
*Moltmann, The World in God or God in the World? Response to Richard Bauckham 35-41
*Moltmann, The Logic of Hell 43-7
*Trevor Hart, Imagination for the Kingdom of God? Hope, Promise, and the Transformative Power of an Imagined Future 49-76
*Moltmann, Hope and Reality: Contradiction and Correspondence: Response to Trevor Hart 77-85
*Timothy Gorringe, Eschatology and Political Radicalism: The Example of Karl Barth and Jürgen Moltmann 87-114
*Moltmann, What Happened To Our Utopias? 1968 and 1989: Response to Timothy Gorringe, 115-22
*Bauckham, The Millennium 123-47
*Moltmann, The Hope of Israel and the Anabaptist Alternative: Response to Richard Bauckham 149-54
*Bauckham, Time and Eternity 155-226
*Moltmann, The Bible, the Exegete and the Theologian: Response to Richard Bauckham, 227-232
*Miroslav Volf, After Moltmann: Reflections of the Future of Eschatology 233-257
*Moltmann, Can Christian Eschatology Become Post-Modern? Response to Miroslav Volf 259-64
*Moltmann, The Liberation of the Future and Its Anticipations in History 265-89
*Index of Names 291-5

Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, Passion for God: Theology in Two Voices (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003).

*M. Douglas Meeks, Introduction 1-12
*MW, Experiencing God Physically [trans. by Marianne M. Martin] 13-24
*MW, Friendship—The Forgotten Category for Faith and Christian Community: A Perspective for the Twenty-First Century [trans. by Marianne M. Martin] 25-43
*MW, Do Women Believe Differently? [trans. by Marianne M. Martin] 45-55
*M, Praying with Open Eyes [trans. by Margaret Kohl] 57-67
*M, The Crucified God Yesterday and Today: 1972-2002 [trans. by Margaret Kohl] 69-85
*M, Globalization, Terrorism, and the Beginning of Life 87-102
*Select Bibliography 103-4

The End of Time: The Provocation of Talking about God: Proceedings of a Meeting of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Johann Baptist Metz, Jürgen Moltmann, and Eveline Goodman-Thau in Ahaus, ed. Tiemo Rainer Peters and Claus Urban, ed. and trans. by J. Matthew Ashley (New York: Paulist, 2004).

Translation of Ende der Zeit? Die Provokation der Rede von Gott. Dokumentation einer Tagung mit Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger, Johann Baptist Metz, Jürgen Moltmann und Eveline Goodman-Thau in Ahaus, ed. Tiemo Rainer Peters and Claus Urban (Mainz: Matthias-Grünewald, 1999).

*J. Matthew Ashley, Translator’s Introduction vii-x
*Tiemo Rainer Peters and Claus Urban, Foreword xi-xiv
*Tiemo Rainer Peters, “Why Do We Do Theology?” 1-3
*Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, The End of Time 4-25
*Johann Baptist Metz, God: Against the Myth of the Eternity of Time 26-46
*Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger and Johann Baptist Metz | God, Sin, and Suffering: A Conversation 47-53
*Jürgen Moltmann, From the Beginning of Time in God’s Presence 54-64
*Eveline Goodman-Thau, Writing History As a Messianic Hermeneutics 65-77
*Ratzinger, Metz, Moltmann, and Goodman-Thau, The Provocation of Talking about God: A Discussion; Moderated by Robert Leicht 78-99
*Jürgen Werbick, Epilogue: What Is It Time for? 100-4

Jürgen Moltmann, Politics of Discipleship and Discipleship in Politics: Jürgen Moltmann Lectures in Dialogue with Mennonite Scholars, ed. Willard M. Swartley (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2006).

Lectures by Moltmann are a reprint of Following Jesus Christ in the World Today (see above). Response articles are a reprint of [primary author? editor?] Dialogue Sequel to Jürgen Moltmann’s Following Jesus Christ in the World Today (Elkhart, IN: Institute of Mennonite Studies; Winnipeg, Manitoba: CMBC, 1984). “Peacemaking and Dragonslaying in Christianity” translation of “Friedenstiften und Drachentöten in Christentum,” Evangelische Theologie 64 (2004): 285-94.

*Acknowledgements vii
*Contributors ix-x
*Swartley, Editor’s Foreword xi-xii
*Moltmann, Preface xiii-xv
>>Lectures by Jürgen Moltmann
*The Lutheran Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today 3-18
*Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church 19-33
*Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics 34-48
*Following Jesus Christ in an Age of Nuclear War 49-69
>>In Dialogue with Moltmann
*Thomas N. Finger, Moltmann’s Theology of the Cross 73-87
*Clarence Bauman, Response to Moltmann’s “The Lutheran Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today” 88-91
*John Howard Yoder, Response to Moltmann’s “Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church” 92-4
*Helmut Harder, Response to Moltmann’s “Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics” 95-8
*LeRoy Friesen, Response to “Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics” 99-101
*Ted Koontz, Response to “Following Christ in an Age of Nuclear War” 102-6
*Thomas N. Finger, Response to “Following Christ in an Age of Nuclear War” 107-10
*Perry B. Yoder, Review of Moltmann’s “Following Jesus Christ in the World Today: Responsibility for the World and Christian Discipleship” 111-5
>>Continuing the Dialogue
*Moltmann, A Response to the Responses, trans. by Carol Martin 119-31
*Moltmann, Peacemaking and Dragonslaying in Christianity, trans. by K. C. Hanson and Margaret Kohl 132-46
*Appendix: Marlin E. Miller and Helmut Harder, Historical and Contextual Perspectives [original introductions to the volume of lectures and volume of responses] 147-51

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Chapters and Articles


“Hope and History,” Theology Today 25:3 (1968), 369-86.

“God Reconciles and Makes Free,” Reformed and Presbyterian World 31:3/4 (1970): 105-117.

“Theology as Eschatology,” in The Future of Hope: Theology as Eschatology, ed. Frederick Herzog, 1-50 (New York: Herder and Herder, 1970).

“Towards the Next Step in the Dialogue,” in The Future of Hope: Theology as Eschatology, ed. Frederick Herzog, 154-64 (New York: Herder and Herder, 1970).

“Political Theology,” Theology Today 28:1 (1971): 6-23.

“‘The Crucified God’: A Trinitarian Theology of the Cross,” trans. by Keith Crim, Interpretation 26:3 (1972): 278-99.

“Freedom in the Light of Hope,” Southeast Asian Journal of Theology 15:1 (1973): 12-20.

“Foreword,” in M. Douglas Meeks, Origins of the Theology of Hope, ix-xii (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1974).

“Liberation in the Light of Hope,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, The Ecumenical Review 36:3 (1974): 413-429.

“The Trinitarian History of God,” Theology 78:666 (1975): 632-46.

“Creation and Redemption,” in Creation, Christ and Culture: Studies in Honor of T. F Torrance, ed. Richard W. A. McKinney, 119-34 (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1976).

“What Kind of Unity: The Dialogue between the Traditions of East and West,” Lausanne 77: Fifty Years of Faith and Order, ed. Lukas Vischer, 38-47 (Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1977). OPEN ACCESS

Jürgen Moltmann and M. Douglas Meeks, “The Liberation of Oppressors,” Christianity and Crisis 38:20 (1978): 310-7.

“Theology of Mystical Experience,” trans. by Alasdair Heron, Scottish Journal of Theology 32:6 (1979): 501-20.

“Theological Proposals towards the Resolution of the Filioque Controversy,” in Spirit of God, Spirit of Christ: Ecumenical Reflections on the Filioque Controversy, ed. Lukas Vischer, 164-73 (Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1981); or (London: SPCK, 1981). OPEN ACCESS

Translation of “Dogmatische Vorschläge zur Lösung des Filioque-Streites,” in Ökumenische Überlegungen zur Filioque Kontroverse, ed. Lukas Vischer, 144-52 (Frankfurt: Otto Lambeck, 1981).

“Hope,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 270-2 (London: SCM, 1983).

“The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit — Trinitarian Pneumatology,” Scottish Journal of Theology 37:3 (1984): 287-300.

“The Unity of the Triune God: Comprehensibility of the Trinity and Its Foundation in the History of Salvation,” trans. by O.C. Dean, St.Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly 28:3 (1984): 157-71.

“Theology in Germany Today,” in Observations on “The Spiritual Situation of the Age”: Contemporary German Perspectives, ed. Jürgen Habermas, trans. by Andrew Buchmatter, 181-205 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).

“Christian Hope: Messianic or Transcendent? A Theological Discussion with Joachim of Fiore and Thomas Aquinas,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Horizons 12:2 (1985): 328-48

“God Means Freedom,” in God and Human Freedom: A Festschrift in Honor of Howard Thurman, ed. Henry J. Young, 10-22 (Richmond, IN: Friends United, 1985).

“The Inviting Unity of the Triune God,” Concilium 177:1 (1985): 50-8.

“Christian Theology and Political Religion,” in Civil Religion and Political Theology, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 41-58 (Notre Dame: Universtiy of Notre Dame Press, 1986).

“The Cosmic Community: A New Ecological Concept of Reality in Science and Religion,” Ching Feng 29:2-3 (1986): 93-105.

“Foreword by Jürgen Moltmann,” in Richard J. Bauckham, Moltmann: Messianic Theology in the Making, vii-x (Basingstoke, England: Marshall Pickering, 1987).

“Afterword: An Autobiographical Note,” in A. J. Conyers, God, Hope, and History: Jürgen Moltmann and the Christian Concept of History, 203-23 (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1988).

Translation of Johannes B. Bauer, ed., Entwürfe der Theologie (Graz, Vienna, Cologne: Verlag Styria, 1985) [pp?].

“Foreword,” in A. J. Conyers, God, Hope, and History: Jürgen Moltmann and the Christian Concept of History, vii-ix (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1988).

“God Is Unselfish Love,” in The Emptying God: A Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Dialogue, ed. John B. Cobb and Christopher Ives, 116-124 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1990).

“Human Rights, the Rights of Humanity and the Rights of Nature,” Concilium 2 (1990): 120-135.

“The Scope of Renewal in the Spirit,” The Ecumenical Review 42:2 (1990): 98:106.

“Reconciliation with Nature,” Word & World 11:2 (1991): 117-23. OPEN ACCESS

“Foreword,” in Robert Thomas Cornelison, The Christian Realism of Reinhold Niebuhr and The Political Theology of Jürgen Moltmann in Dialogue, i-v (San Francisco: Mellen Research University Press, 1992).

“All Things New: Invited to God’s Future,” Asbury Theological Journal 48:1 (1993): 29-38.

“Some Reflections on the Social Doctrine of the Trinity,” in The Christian Understanding of God Today: Theological Colloquium on the Occasion of the 400th Anniversary of the Foundation of Trinity College, Dublin, ed. James M. Byrne, 104-111 (Dublin: Columbia Press, 1993).

“The Passion of Christ and the Suffering of God,” Asbury Theological Journal 48:1 (1993): 19-28.

“Open Friendship: Aristotelian and Christian Concepts of Friendship,” in The Changing Face of Friendship, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 29–42 (Notre Dame, IN: University of
Notre Dame Press, 1994).

“Foreword,” in Dennis Ngien, The Suffering of God according to Martin Luther’s ‘Theologia Crucis’[, pp?] (New York: Peter Lang, 1995).

Reprints (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2001) or (Vancouver: Regent College, 2005)

“Reflections on Chaos and God’s Interaction with the World from a Trinitarian Perspective,” in Chaos and Complexity: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action, ed. Robert I. Russell, Nancy Murphy and Arthur R. Peacocke, 205-10 (Vatican City: Vatican Observatory, and Berkeley: The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 1995).

2nd ed., 2000, same pagination.

“A Pentecostal Theology of Life,” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 4:9 (1996): 3-15.

=? “Pentecost and the Theology of Life,” Concilium 3 (1996): 123-34.

“Foreword,” in Siu-Kwong Tang, God’s History in the Theology of Jürgen Moltmann, 11-3 (Bern: Peter Lang, 1996).

“Shekinah: The Home of the Homeless God,” in The Longing for Home, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 170-184 (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996).

“The Adventure of Theological Ideas,” Religious Studies Review 22:2 (1996): 102-105.

“Foreword,” in Duncan Reid, Energies of the Spirit: Trinitarian Models in Eastern Orthodox and Western Theology, xiii-xiv (Atlanta: Scholars, 1997).

“Foreword,” in Eberhard Arnold, Salt and Light: Living the Sermon on the Mount, ix-xii, fourth ed. (Rifton, NY: The Plough, 1998).

“Foreword: Homage to a Friend,” in Rethinking Wesley’s Theology for Contemporary Methodism, ed. Randy L. Maddox, 9-12 (Nashville: Abingdon, 1998).

“Liberate Yourselves by Accepting One Another,” in Human Disability and the Service of God, ed. Nancy L. Eiesland and Don E. Saliers, 105-122 (Nashville: Abingdon, 1998).

“Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Future World,” Anvil 16:4 (1999): 247–53.

“God’s Covenant and Our Responsibility,” in The Care of Creation: Focusing Concern and Care, ed. R. J. Berry 107-13 (Leicester: Inter-Varsity, 2000).

“Is the World Coming to an End or Has Its Future Already Begun? Christian Eschatology, Modern Utopianism and Exterminism,” in The Future as God’s Gift: Explorations in Christian Eschatology, ed. David Fergusson and Marcel Sarot, 129-38 (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2000).

“Perichoresis: An Old Magic Word for a New Trinitarian Theology,” in Trinity, Community, and Power: Mapping Trajectories in Wesleyan Theology, ed. M. Douglas Meeks, 111-25 (Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2000).

“Response to the Essays,” Asbury Theological Journal 55:1 (2000): 129-34.

“What Is Time? And How Do We Experience It?” Dialogue 39:1 (2000): 27-347

“God’s Kenosis in the Creation and Consummation of the World,” in The Work of Love: Creation as Kenosis, ed. John Polkinghorne, 137-51 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2001).

“Science and Wisdom,” Theology Today 58:2 (2001): 155-64.

“The Destruction and Healing of the Earth,” in God and Globalisation, vol. 2, The Spirit and the Modern Authorities, ed. Max L. Stackhouse and Don S. Browning, 166-90 (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity International, 2001).

“The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life: Seven Theses,” in Religion in a Secular City: Essays in Honor of Harvey Cox, ed. Arvind Sharma, 116–20 (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2001).

“The Trinitarian Personhood of the Holy Spirit,” in Advents of the Spirit: An Introduction to the Current Study of Pneumatology, ed. Bradford E. Hinze and D. Lyle Dabney, 302-14 (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2001).

“A Lived Theology,” in Shaping a Theological Mind: Theological Context and Methodology, ed. Darren C. Marks, 87-95 (Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2002).

“Foreword,” in James L. Wakefield, Jürgen Moltmann: A Research Bibliography, vii-viii (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2002)

Translation of “Geleitwort,” ix-x in the same volume.

“Foreword,” in Paul S. Chung, Martin Luther and Buddhism: Aesthetics of Suffering, x-xii (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2002).

Second edition: Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2008. Foreword on ix-xi.

“The End As Beginning,” trans. by Frederick J. Gaiser, Word & World 22:3 (2002): 221-7. OPEN ACCESS

Translation of “Das Ende als Anfang,” Zeitzeichen 2:12 (2001): 40-3.

“The Justification of God,” Theology Digest 49 (2002): 15-20.

Translation of “Die Rechtfertigung Gottes,” Stimmen der Zeit
7 (2001): 435-42.

“Foreword,” in Peter Althouse, Spirit of the Last Days: Pentecostal Eschatology in Conversation with Jürgen Moltmann, vii-ix (London: T&T Clark, 2003).

“In the End is my Beginning: A Hope for Life—A Life for Hope,” International Congregational Journal 3:2 (2003): 143-55.

“Progress and Abyss: Remembering the Future of the Modern World,” in 2000 Years and Beyond: Faith, Identity and the ‘Common Era’, ed. Paul Gifford, 16-34 (London: Routledge, 2003).

Also in The Future of Hope: Christian Tradition amid Modernity and Postmodernity, ed. Miroslav Volf and William Katerberg, 3-26 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004).

“Foreword,” in Darrell Cosden, A Theology of Work: Work and the New Creation, xiii-xiv (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2004.)

“Political Theology in Germany after Auschwitz,” in Public Theology for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Duncan B. Forrester, ed. William F. Storrar and Andrew R. Morton, 37-43 (London: T & T Clark, 2004).

“The Disarming Child,” in Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas, [ed. ?,] 311-22 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2004).

Earlier published in The Power of the Powerless (see above).

“The Hope for the Kingdom of God and Signs of Hope in the World: The Relevance of Blumhardt’s Theology Today,” trans. by Michael Nausner, Christian Collins Winn, and Peter Heltzel, Pneuma 26:1 (2004): 4-16.

Translation of  “Reich-Gottes-Hoffnung und Hoffnungszeichen in der Welt. Die Aktualität von Blumhardts Theologie,” lecture given at Evangelical Academy of Bad Boll, June 19, 1999.

“‘Deliver Us from Evil’ or Doing Away with Humankind?,” trans. by Joseph A. Bracken, S.J., in World without End: Christian Eschatology from a Process Perspective, ed. Joseph A. Bracken, S.J., 12-27 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005).

“Foreword,” in Sigurd Bergmann, Creation Set Free: The Spirit as Liberator of Nature, vii-ix (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005).

Translation of Sigurd Bergmann, Geist der Natur befreit. Die trinitarische Kosmologie Gregors von Nazianz im Horizont einer ökologischen Theologie der Befreiung (Mainz: Matthias-Grünewald, 1995).

“Foreword,” in Joy Ann McDougall, Pilgrimage of Love: Moltmann on the Trinity and Christian Life, xi–xiv (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).

“Foreword,” in Graham Buxton, The Trinity, Creation and Pastoral Ministry, xiii-xiv (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2005).

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Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, “To Believe with All Your Senses: The Resurrection of the Body,” Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America, ed. R. C. Sparks, vol. 60, 1-12 (St. Louis, MO: Mercer University Press, 2005). OPEN ACCESS.

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“Religious Dialogue or Social Justice?” in The Quest for Liberation and Reconciliation, ed. Michael Battle, 3-9 (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2005).

“Ancestor Respect and the Hope of Resurrection,” Sino-Christian Studies 1 (2006): 13-37.

“Control Is Good—Trust Is Better: Freedom and Security in a ‘Free World’,” Theology Today 62:4 (2006): 465-75.

The Crucified God: Yesterday and Today, 1972-2002,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, in Cross Examinations: Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today, ed. Marit Trelstad, 127-38, 292 (Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2006).

“Minjung Theology for the Ruling Classes,” in Asian Contextual Theology for the Third Millennium: Theology of Minjung in Fourth-Eye Formation, ed. Paul S. Chung, Kim Kyoung-Jae, and Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, 69-86, Princeton Theological Monographs (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2007).

“The Presence of God’s Future: The Risen Christ,” Anglican Theological Review 89:4 (2007): 577-88.

“Response to Megumi Yoshida,” Sino-Christian Studies 3 (2007): 115-22.

“The Final Judgment: Sunrise of Christ’s Liberating Judgment,” Anglican Theological Review 89:4 (2007): 565-76.

“The Resurrection of Christ and the New Earth,” Communio Viatorum 49:2 (2007): 141-9.

Later in Resurrection and Responsibility: Essays on Theology, Scripture, and Ethics in Honor of Thorwald Lorenzen, ed. Keith D. Dyer and David J. Neville, 51-8 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2009).

“God in the World – The World in God: Perichoresis in Trinity and Eschatology,” in The Gospel of John and Christian Theology, ed. Richard Bauckham and Carl Mosser, 369-81 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008).

“Horizons of Hope: A Critique of ‘Spe salvi’,” Christian Century 125:10 (2008): 31-3.

“On the Abundance of the Holy Spirit: Friendly Remarks for Baptized in the Spirit by Frank D. Macchia,” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 16:2 (2008): 9-13.

“Sighs, Signs, and Significance: Natural Science and a Hermeneutics of Nature,” Sino-Christian Studies 5 (2008): 67-87.

Later Wesleyan Theological Journal 44:1 (2009): 7-22.

“What is Christian Theology?” Theological Review 29:1 (2008): 31-44.

“Foreword,” in Timothy Harvie, Jürgen Moltmann’s Ethics of Hope: Eschatological Possibilities for Moral Action, ix-x (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2009).

“Preface,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, in The Spirit in the World: Emerging Pentecostal Theologies in Global Contexts, ed. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, viii-xii (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009).

“Will All Be Saved, or Only a Few? A Dialogue between Faith and Grace,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, in Theology as Conversation: The Significance of Dialogue in Historical and Contemporary Theology: A Festschrift for Daniel L. Migliore, ed. Bruce L. McCormack and Kimlyn J. Bender, 235-40 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009).

“Do You Understand What You Are Reading? New Testament Scholarship and the Hermeneutical Question of Theology,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, Theology 113:872 (2010): 83-95.

“God the Father in the Life of the Holy Trinity,” International Journal of Orthodox Theology 1:1 (2010): 38-48.

“A Common Earth Religion: World Religions from an Ecological Perspective,” trans. by WCC Language Service, The Ecumenical Review 63:1 (2011): 16-24.

Translation of “Eine gemeinsame Religion der Erde: Weltreligionen in ökologischer Perspektive,” Ökumenische Rundschau 60:1 (2011): [pp?].

Also in Atualidade Teológica 16:40 (2012): 15-29. OPEN ACCESS

“Foreword,” in Thriving in Babylon: Essays in Honor of A. J. Conyers, ed. David B. Capes and J. Daryl Charles, xi-xii (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011).

“Freedom and Community in an Age of Individualism and Globalization,” International Congregational Journal 10:2 (2011): 11-18.

“Is the World Unfinished? On Interactions between Science and Theology in the Concepts of Nature, Time and the Future,” Theology 114:6 (2011): 403-13.

“From Physics to Theology – A Personal Story,” Science and Christian Belief 24 (2012): 99-109.

“Sun of Righteousness, Arise! The Freedom of a Christian–Then and Now–for the Perpetrators and for the Victims of Sin,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, Theology Today 69:1 (2012): 7-17.

“Foreword,” in Nicholas Ansell, The Annihilation of Hell: Universal Salvation and the Redemption of Time in the Eschatology of Jürgen Moltmann, xiii-xiv (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2013).

“On a Culture of Life in the Dangers of This Time” (Selected Papers of Beijing Forum 2010), Procedia – Social and Behavourial Sciences 77 (2013): 175-9. OPEN ACCESS

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“Christianity: A Religion of Joy,” in Joy and Human Flourishing: Essays on Theology, Culture, and the Good Life, ed. Miroslav Volf and Justin E. Crisp, 1-15 (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2015). OPEN ACCESS

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“Foreword,” in Mark French Buchanan, Embraced: Many Stories, One Destiny: You, Me, and Moltmann, ix-x (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2015).

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“Personal Recollections of Wolfhart Pannenberg,” trans. by Steffen Lösel, ed. by Jeania Ree Moore, Theology Today 72:1 (2015): 11-14.

The Crucified God in Context,” in Theology–Descent into the Vicious Circles of Death: On the Fortieth Anniversary of Jürgen Moltmann’s The Crucified God, ed. Zoran Grozdanov, 1-18 (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2016).

“The Future of Theology,” The Ecumenical Review 68:1 (2016): 3-13.

“On Grief and Consolation in Modern Society,” International Congregational Journal 15:1 (2016): 55-66.

“Foreword,” in Steven D. Aguzzi, Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism: A Way Beyond Replacement Theology[, pp?] (New York: Routledge, 2017).

Jürgen Moltmann and Steffen Lösel, “The Unfinished Reformation,” Theology Today 74:1 (2017): 10-21.

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