Works by Moltmann in English



I am especially indebted to James L. Wakefield, Jürgen Moltmann: A Research Bibliography (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2002). If I have done my job correctly, all of Moltmann’s works available in English that are listed in Wakefield have now been included on this page. I have added many later works not included in Wakefield, as well as some obscure ones that were not picked up by him. I have also, where possible, included extra information about subtitles of works, translators, the issue number of periodicals rather than just the volume number, editor first names rather than just initials, place of publication and publisher name, and pagination. Sometimes I have corrected misspellings. I have not included all of Wakefield’s notes, however, such as notes on various lectures that publications originated from, or notes on versions other than English or German. If you have access to Wakefield, his is still an important resource. Finally, I acknowledge Arnold Neufeldt-Fast for his The Jürgen Moltmann Reading Room, accessible here. I have included many, though not all, of his links to free Moltmann content on the web on this page. Please use the comments and corrections form below if you know of content not included here or would like to correct any of the entries.


Major works
Essay Collections, etc
Rare Books
Co-Authored Works
Chapters and Articles
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 German 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: An Ecological Doctrine of Creation: The Gifford Lectures 1984-85, trans. by Margaret Kohl (London: SCM, 1985).

Later also God in Creation: A New Theology of Creation and the Spirit of God (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).

NOTE: 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).

Theology and Joy:
*Preface (vi)
I. David E. Jenkins, The Liberation of ‘God’ (1-25)
II. The First Liberated Men in Creation
1. “How Can I Play in a Strange Land?” (26-8)
2. Dominion through Games and the Preparatory Games of Liberation (29-38)
3. The Theological Play of the Good Will of God (39-64)
4. The Human Play of Liberated Mankind (65-75)
5. The Liberating Church—A Testing Ground of the Kingdom of God (76-87)
*Notes to “The Liberation of ‘God'” (87)
*Notes to “The First Liberated Men in Creation” (88-90)

Theology of Play
*Preface (vii)
I. The First Liberated Men in Creation
1. “How Can I Play in a Strange Land?” (1-3)
2. Dominion through Games and the Preparatory Games of Liberation (3-15)
3. The Theological Play of the Good Will of God (15-45)
4. The Human Play of Liberated Mankind (45-58)
5. The Liberating Church—A Testing Ground of the Kingdom of God (58-72)
*Notes (72-5)
II. Responses
*Robert E. Neale, The Crucifixion as Play (76-86)
*Sam Keen, godsong [Poem] (87-98)
*David L. Miller, Playing the Game to Lose (99-110)
*Moltmann, Are There No Rules of the Game? (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)
1. What Is Man? (1-21)
2. Humanism in an Industrial Society (22-45)
3. Images of Man and Experiments (46-104)
4. 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)

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).

*[1.] Why am I a Christian (1-18)
*[2.] Hope (19-36)
*[3.] Anxiety (37-54)
*[4.] The Theology of Mystical Experience (55-80)
*Notes 81-3

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)
1. Does Modern Society Have a Future? (1-15)
2. The Nuclear Situation: The Theology and Politics of Peace (16-50)
3. 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)
1. Jesus and the Kingdom of God (7-29)
2. The Passion of Christ and the Pain of God (30-49)
3. The Anxiety of Christ (50-7)
4. The Tortured Christ (58-70)
5. The Resurrection of Christ – Hope for the World (71-87)
6. The Cosmic Christ (88-107)
7. Jesus between Jews and Christians (108-29)
8. “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)
1. Wrestling with God: A Personal Meditation on Jacob’s Struggle at the Brook Jabbok, Following Genesis 32.25-32 (1-9)
2. The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life (10-25)
3. Born Again to a Living Hope (26-37)
4. A Meditation on Hope (38-42)
5. The Sanctification of Life (43-54)
6. Charismatic Powers of Life (55-69)
7. Life’s New Spirituality (70-88)
8. In the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit (89-102)
9. There Is Enough for Everyone: A Meditation on “Original Christian Communism” (103-10)
10. “…And Thou Renewest the Face of the Earth”: The Ecology of the Creative Spirit (111-24)
11. What Are We Doing When We Pray? (125-45)
*A Prayer
*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)
I. There Is a Magic in Every Beginning
1. The Promise of the Child (3-18)
2. Does the Future Belong to the Young? (19-28)
II. In My End Is My Beginning [with text 31-2]
3. New Beginnings in Catastrophes: Biblical Catastrophe Theology (33-52)
4. Deliver Us from Evil. God’s Righteousness and Justice, and the Rebirth of Life (53-78)
5. The Spirituality of the Wakeful Senses (79-86)
6. The Living Power of Hope (87-95)
III. O Beginning without Ending… [with text 99-100]
7. Is There a Life after Death? (101-18)
8. Mourning and Consoling (119-30)
9. The Community of the Living and the Dead (131-8)
10. What Awaits Us? (139-51)
11. 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)
I. Youth
1. The Settlement (3-12)
2. July 1943: Operation Gomorrah (13-8)
3. Prisoner of War, 1945-47 (19-35)
II. Apprenticeship
4. Theology Student in Göttingen, 1948-52 (39-52)
5. Pastor in Wasserhorst, 1953-58 (53-67)
III. Beginnings
6. The Church Seminary in Wuppertal, 1958-64 (71-81)
7. Public Theology (82-94)
IV. Theology of Hope
8. The Theology of Hope, 1964 (97-118)
9. The Christian-Marxist Dialogue (119-30)
10. My American Dream (131-44)
[Images, 16pp., unpaginated]
V. Political Theology
11. A First Beginning in Tübingen, 1967 (147-58)
12. A Second Beginning in Tübingen (159-64)
13. Lecture Tours Worldwide, 1969-75 (165-9)
14. World Mission Assembly in Bangkok, 1972-3 (170-5)
15. Ways to the Far East, 1973 and 1975 (176-85)
VI. In the Sign of the Cross to New Trinitarian Thinking
16. The Crucified God, 1972 (189-200)
17. Theological Expansions of the Horizon (201-17)
18. Ecumenical Expansions of the Horizon (218-35)
19. In My Own Place (236-65)
20. In Christian-Jewish Dialogue (266-82)
[Images, 16pp., unpaginated]
VII. Uncompleted Completions—The Challenges of Life
21. The New Trinitarian Thinking (285-94)
22. The 1985 Gifford Lectures in Edinburgh: God in Creation (295-301)
23. Our Long Walk to China, 1985 (302-20)
24. God—His and Hers: Joint Theology with Elisabeth (321-33)
25. New Love for Life (334-52)
VIII. In the End—The Beginning
26. The Festival of the End and the Beginning (355-63)
27. 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)
I. Eschatology and Ethics
*Introduction (3-8)
1. Apocalyptic Eschatology (9-17)
2. Christological Eschatology (19-24)
3. Separatist Eschatology (25-33)
4. Transformative Eschatology (35-41)
II. An Ethics of Life [contains text 43]
5. A Culture of Life (45-69)
6. Medical Ethics (71-106)
III. Earth Ethics [contains text 107]
7. In the Space of Earth, What Is the Earth? (109-19)
8. The Time of the Earth (121-9)
9. Ecology (131-45)
10. Earth Ethics (147-62)
IV. Ethics of Just Peace [contains text 163-4]
11. Criteria for Forming a Judgment (165-7)
12. Divine and Human Righteousness and Justice (169-87)
13. Dragon Slaying and Peacemaking in Christianity (189-206)
14. Control Is Good—Trust is Better: Liberty and Security in the “Free World” (207-15)
15. The Righteousness of God and Human Civil Rights (217-28)
V. Joy in God: Aesthetic Counterpoints [with text 229-30]
16. Sabbath—The Feast of Creation (231-4)
17. The Jubilation of Christ’s Resurrection (235-7)
18. “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)
1. What Is “New” in Christianity: The Category Novum in Christian Theology (3-18)
2. Religion, Revolution, and the Future (19-41)
3. Resurrection as Hope (42-62)
4. The Revolution of Freedom: Christians and Marxists Struggle for Freedom (63-82)
5. Toward a Political Hermeneutic of the Gospel (83-107)
6. New Frontiers of Christianity in Industrial Society (108-28)
7. God in Revolution (129-47)
8. Hope and Confidence: A Conversation with Ernst Bloch (148-76)
9. The Future As a New Paradigm of Transcendence (177-99)
10. 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)
I. Theological Perspectives
1. The Revelation of God and the Question of Truth (3-30)
2. God and Resurrection (31-55)
3. Exegesis and the Eschatology of History (56-98)
II. Perspectives of Christianity in Modern Society
4. The Unverstanding of History in Christian Social Ethics (101-29)
5. The “Rose in the Cross of the Present”: Towards an Understanding of Church in Modern Society (130-54)
6. The End of History (155-77)
7. Hope and Planning (178-99)
8. 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)
1. God Is Different (13-24)
2. The God of Hope (25-33)
3. Look, Everything Has Become New (34-42)
4. The Resurrection of the Crucified (43-52)
5. Call to Freedom (53-62)
6. Faith and Brotherhood (63-70)
7. Love and Sorrow (71-7)
8. Liberation through Reconciliation (78-94)
9. The Peace of God (95-104)
10. The Return of Christ (105-12)
11. Joy in the Revolution of God (113-22)
12. 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)
1. Christian Theology and Its Problems Today (1-14)
2. “Where There Is Hope, There Is Religion” (15-29)
3. Ernst Bloch and Hope without Faith (30-43)
4. Introduction to “Theology of Hope” (44-59)
5. Jewish and Christian Messianism (60-8)
6. The Crucified God and Apathetic Man (69-84)
7. Dostoevsky and the Hope of Prisoners (85-100)
8. Political Theology (101-18)
9. The Ethic of Calvinism (119-30)
10. Racism and the Right To Resist (131-46)
11. The Theological Basis of Human Rights and the Liberation of Human Beings (149-57)
12. The Humanity of Living and Dying (158-71)
13. Bringing Peace To a Divided World (172-85)
14. 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)
1. The Passion for Life (19-26)
2. Community with Others (27-36)
3. Messianic Lifestyle (37-49)
4. Open Friendship (50-63)
5. The Feast of Freedom (64-81)
6. The Ecumenical Church under the Cross (82-94)
7. Hope in the Struggle of the People (95-112)
8. 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)
1. The Future as a New Paradigm of Transcendence (1-17)
2. Trends in Eschatology (18-36)
3. Methods in Eschatology (41-8)
4. Hope and Development (49-58)
5. The Theology of the Cross Today (59-79)
6. The Trinitarian History of God (80-96)
7. The Hope of Resurrection and the Practice of Liberation (97-114)
8. Creation as an Open System (115-30)
9. Ethics and Biomedical Progress (131-48)
10. Justification and New Creation (149-71)
*Abbreviations (172)
*Notes (173-94)
*Index of Names (195-8)

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)
I. Lectures
1. Luther’s Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today (19-39)
2. Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church (41-60)
3. Political Theology and Political Hermeneutics of the Gospel (61-80)
4. 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)
1. Surviving with Noah (Genesis 9.1-7; 13-17) (1-11)
2. The Calling of the Unworthy (Exodus 4.10-16) (12-8)
3. Openness for the Coming God (Psalm 24) (19-27)
4. The Disarming Child (Isa. 9.2-7) (28-37)
5. The New Covenant of Freedom (Jer. 31.31-34) (38-46)
6. The Blessedness of the Peacemakers (Matt. 5.9) (47-54)
7. Revolutionary Love of Our Enemies (Matt. 5.43-48) (55-63)
8. The Transformation of Life (Matt. 17.1-9) (64-70)
9. Liberating Mission (Luke 4.14-21) (71-8)
10. The Consequences of Discipleship (Luke 12.4-12) (79-87)
11. The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18.10-14) (88-97)
12. Accept One Another (Rom. 15.7, 13) (98-106)
13. Solidarity (107-12)
14. Good Friday: The Birth of Hope from the Cross of Christ (113-21)
15. Easter: The Festal Protest against Death (122-6)
16. Pentecost: There Is Enough for Everyone (127-35)
17. The Liberation and Acceptance of the Handicapped (136-54)
18. 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)
I. Human Rights
1. Ecumenical Dialogue on Human Rights (3-18)
2. Christian Faith and Human Rights (19-35)
3. The Right To Meaningful Work (37-58)
II. Responsibility for the World and Christian Discipleship
4. Luther’s Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms and Its Use Today (61-77)
5. Barth’s Doctrine of the Lordship of Jesus Christ and the Experience of the Confessing Church (79-96)
6. Political Theology and Political Hermeneutic of the Gospel (97-112)
7. Discipleship of Christ in an Age of Nuclear War (113-31)
III. Christian Criticism of Religion
8. Religion and Culture in Europe (135-45)
9. America as Dream (147-61)
10. Olympism and Religion (163-72)
11. Messianic Atheism (173-87)
12. 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)
1. The Course of Theology in the Twentieth Century (1-51)
2. 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. The History of the Trinity
1. “I Believe in God the Father”: Patriarchal or Non-Patriarchal Talk of God? (1-18)
2. The Motherly Father and the Power of His Mercy (19-25)
3. The Question of Theodicy and the Pain of God (26-30)
4. “I Believe in Jesus Christ, the Only Son of God”: Brotherly Talk of Christ (31-43)
5. Justice for Victims and Perpetrators (44-56)
6. “The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit”: On Trinitarian Pneumatology (57-69)
7. “Come Holy Spirit – Renew the Whole Creation” (70-9)
8. The Inviting Unity of the Triune God (80-9)
II. The Trinitarian View of History
1. Christian Hope – Messianic or Transcendent?: A Theological Conversation with Joachim of Fiore and Thomas Aquinas (91-109)
2. Being a Christian, Being Human and the Kingdom of God (110-24)
3. Creation, Covenant and Glory: A Conversation on Karl Barth’s Doctrine of Creation (125-42)
4. “Where There Is Hope, There Is Religion” (Ernst Bloch): The Philosophy and Theology of Hope (143-55)
5. “What God Would He Be Who Came Only from Outside…?” In Memory of Giordano Bruno (156-64)
III. My Theological Career [essay 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)
I. Theology and Politics
1. Theology in the Project of Modernity (5-23)
2. Covenant or Leviathan? Political Theology at the Beginning of Modern Times (24-45)
3. Political Theology and the Theology of Liberation (46-70)
II. Theology in the Changing Values of the Modern World
1. Christian Faith in the Changing Values of the Modern World (73-91)
2. The Destruction and Liberation of the Earth: Ecological Theology (92-116)
3. Human Rights — Rights of Humanity — Rights of the Earth (117-34)
4. The Knowing of the Other and the Community of the Different (135-52)
5. Freedom in Community between Globalization and Individualism: Market Value and Human Dignity (153-66)
III. Theology and Religion
1. The Pit — Where Was God? Jewish and Christian Theology after Auschwitz (169-90)
2. Protestantism: ‘The Religion of Freedom’ (191-208)
3. Liberalism and Fundamentalism in the Modern Era (209-25)
4. Dialogue or Mission? Christianity and the Religions in an Endangered World (226-44)
5. 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)
1. Theology in the World of the Modern Sciences (1-23)
2. Theologians and Scientists on the Way to Wisdom (24-9)
[I.] Theology and Cosmology
3. Creation As an Open System (33-53)
4. God’s Self-Restriction and the History of the Universe (54-67)
5. Eschatological Perspectives on the Future of the Universe (68-84)
6. What Is Time and How Do We Experience It? (85-97)
7. The Origin and the Completion of Time in the Primordial and in the Eschatological Moment (98-110)
8. God and Space (111-26)
[II.] The Wisdom of the Sciences
9. Humane Ethics and the Ethos of Biomedical Progress (129-40)
10. Science and Wisdom (141-57)
11. “From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe” (158-71)
12. Tao – The Chinese Mystery of the World (172-93)
*Notes (194-211)
*Previous Publication [bibliographical data for essays recorded 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)
I. The Future of Christianity [with text 8]
1. The Christian World (9-16)
2. The Rebirth of the Church (17-27)
3. Hope for the Kingdom of God (29-34)
II. The God of Resurrection: Christ’s Resurrection—The Resurrection of the Body—The Resurrection of Nature
4. In the End the Beginning (37-41)
5. The Raising of Jesus (43-57)
6. The Resurrection of the Body (59-66)
7. The Resurrection of Nature: The New Creation of All Things (67-73)
8. Life against Death (75-7)
9. God’s Kingdom Is the Kingdom of the Resurrection on Earth (79-82)
III. God Is Righteousness and Justice
10. No Monotheism Is Like Another: The Dissolution of an Inappropriate Term (85-100)
11. Shekinah: The Mystery of God’s Presence in Judaism and Christianity (101-15)
12. Psalm 82: Righteousness and Justice—The Measure of the Gods (117-26)
13. Sun of Righteousness: The Gospel about Judgment and the New Creation of All Things (127-48)
14. The Triune God (149-69)
15. Face to Face: A Meditation on the Seeing of God (171-86)
IV. God in Nature
16. Natural Science and the Hermeneutics of Nature (189-208)
17. 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)

Margaret Kohl, ed. Jürgen Moltmann: Collected Readings (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 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) OPEN ACCESS.
*Introduction: The Diminished Life of the Modern World (1-20) OPEN ACCESS.
I. The Living God
1. The Living God (23-34)
2. God’s Attributes (35-55)
3. The Living God in the History of Christ (57-69)
II. The Fullness of Life
4. This Eternal Life (73-85)
5. Life in the Wide Space of God’s Joy (87-101)
6. Freedom Lived in Solidarity (103-15)
7. Freedom Experienced in Open Friendship (117-28)
8. The Loved and Loving Life (129-55)
9. A Spirituality of the Senses (157-75)
10. Hoping and Thinking (177-90)
11. Life: A Never-Ending Festival (191-207)
*Notes (209-29)

Hope in These Troubled Times, trans. by Margaret Kohl and Brian McNeil (Switzerland: WCC, 2019); or The Spirit of Hope: Theology for a World in Peril (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2019).

*Preface (vii)
I. Facing the Future
1. A Culture of Death in the Dangers of This Time (3)
2. The Hope of the Earth: The Ecological Future of Modern Theology (15)
3. A Common Earth Religion: World Religions from an Ecological Perspective (33)
4. Mercy and Solidarity (45)
5. The Unfinished World: Nature, Time, and the Future (57)
6. Terrorism and Politicial Theology (69)
7. Is the City a Place of Hope? The Urbanization of Humankind — A Challenge for Christianity (81)
II. Learning from the Past
8. God and the Soul, God and the Senses (95)
9. The Unfinished Reformation: Ecumenical Answers to Unresolved Problems (123)
10. Persevering in Faith: Roots of a Theology of Hope (139)
11. The Passibility or Impassibility of God (159)
12. The Mystery of the Past (173)
*Notes (207)

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Rare Books

Political Theology (Montgomery, AL: Huntingdon College Press, 1971).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

Human Identity in Christian Faith, ed. by M. Douglas Meeks (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1976).

Worldcat. Originally given as a lecture in English–see Worldcat link. German edition, according to Wakefield, as Wer ist ‘der Mensch?’ (Einsiedeln, Zürich, Köln: Benziger, 1975).

Peace Today (Louisville, KY: Baptist Peacemaker International, 1986).


The Christian-Marxist Dialogue in Europe (Seoul: Institute of East and West Studies, Yonsei University, 1985).

From Wakefield. I have not been able to find a citation of this work.

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

God Means Freedom (Nairobi: Association of Theological Institutions, 1987-89).


Justice Creates Peace, trans. by Glen Harold Stassen (Louisville, KY: Baptist Peacemakers International, 1988).

Worldcat. Cf. entry under 1988, “Peace: The Fruit of Justice,” below.

Political Theology and the Ethics of Peace from a European Perspective (Tokyo: Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1989).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

There Is Enough for Everyone: A Sermon Given at Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, February 26, 1989 (Vancouver: Vancouver School of Theology, 1989).


Theology and the Experience of the Holy Spirit, Keene Lectures, 1994 (London: Chelmsford Cathedral, 1995).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

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


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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


“The Origin and Structure of the Reformed Church in Germany,” Reformed and Presbyterian World 27:3 (1962): 108-13.

Despite differences, much of the content of this article can be found in “Was heißt ‘reformiert’?” Reformierte Kirchenzeitung 100 (1959): 24-28.


“Hope without Faith. An Eschatological Humanism without God,” trans. by John Cummings, in Is God Dead? [=Concilium 1996/6], ed. Johann Baptist Metz, 25-40 (New York: Paulist, 1966).

Also as “Ernst Bloch and Hope without Faith,” in The Experiment Hope, 30-43. German original as “Hoffnung ohne Glaube? Zum eschatologischen Humanism ohne Gott,” Concilium (D) 2:6 (1966): 415-21 [Wakefield].


“Moltmann on Bloch: The Theologian of Hope on the Philosopher of Hope,” Jubilee: A Magazine of the Church & Her People 15:5 (1967): 10.


“Behold, I Make All Things New: The Category of the New in Christian Theology,” in The Future as the Presence of Shared Hope, ed. Maryellen Muchenhirn, 9-33 (New York: Sheed & Ward, 1968).

Alternative version as “What is ‘New’ in Christianity: The Category Novum in Christian Theology,” in Religion, Revolution, and the Future. German original as “Die Kategorie ‘Novum’ in der christlichen Theologie,” in Ernst Bloch zu ehren. Beiträge zu seinem Werk. Festschrift zum 80 Geburtstag, ed. Siegfried Unseld, 243-63 (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1965).

“Descent into Hell,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Duke Divinity School Review 33:2 (1968): 115-19. OPEN ACCESS.

German original as “Niedergefahren zur Hölle,” in Das Glaubensbekenntnis. Aspekt für ein neues Verständnis ed. Gerhard Rein, 32-35 (Stuttgart: Kreuz, 1967) [Wakefield: 1968].

“Eternity,” trans. by William M. Cunningham, Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture 3 (1968): 89-95.

German original as “Ewigkeit,” in Theologie für Nichttheologen, ed. Hans Jürgen Schultz, 104-10 (Stuttgart: Kreuz-Verlag, 1963).

“God in the Revolution,” Student World 61:3 (1968): 241-52.

German original as “Gott in der Revolution. ‘Siehe, ich mache alles neu,'” Evangelische Kommentare 1 (1968): 565-71. Also in Revolution, Religion, and the Future, 129-47.

“Hope and Confidence: A Conversation with Ernst Bloch,” trans. by James W. Wakefield, Dialog 7:1 (1968): 42-55.

Also in Religion, Revolution, and the Future, 148-76. German original in Theologie of Hoffnung, fifth edition (1965) onwards.

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

Previously available online. Also in Religion, Revolution and the Future, 200-220. Revised German version as “Argumente für eine eschatologische Theologie,” in Moltmann, Umkehr zur Zukunft (Munich: Siebenstern, 1970), 148-67.

“Hope and Planning,” trans. by William R. White, Cross Currents 18:3 (1968): 307-18.

Also in Hope and Planning, 178-99. German original as “Hoffnung und Plannung,” Merkur, Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken 19:208 (1965): 609-22.

“Hope beyond Time,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Duke Divinity School Review 33:2 (1968): 109-14. OPEN ACCESS.

“New Boundaries of Christendom,” Dialog 7:4 (1968): 283-93.

German original as “Neue Grenzen der Christenheit in der industriellen Gesellschaft,” Communio Viatorum 8 (1965): 11-25. Also as “New Frontiers of Christianity in Industrial Society,” in Religion, Revolution, and the Future. Apparently also condensed [same title?] in Theology Digest 17 (1969): 209-16 [Wakefield].

“Resurrection as Hope,” Harvard Theological Review 61:2 (1968): 129-47.

Also in Religion, Revolution and the FutureThe Mystery of Suffering and Death, ed. Michael J. Taylor, 175-80 (Staten Island, NY: Alba, 1973). In German as “Auferstehung als Hoffnung,” Monatsschrift für Pastoraltheologie 58 (1969): 3-17.

“The Theology of Hope Today,” The Critic 26:5 (1968): 18-24.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

“The Theology of Revolution,” New Christian 12 (1968): 9-10.

“Toward a Political Hermeneutics of the Gospel,” Union Seminary Quarterly Review 23:4 (1968): 303-23.

Also in New Theology 6 (1969): 66-92; and Relgion, Revolution and the Future. Much shorter version as “Political Hermeneutic,” Theology Digest 17:2 (1969): 151-55.

“We Shall Brothers Be,” Der Pflug: Monatsschrift des jungen Landvolks (1968): 6-10, 15.

Wakefield, cannot confirm. The title is English but the journal is German, so it is unclear what language the article is written in. When I checked, copies Der Pflug were available on Booklooker and other second-hand websites, but I wasn’t able to find any more information.


“Ernst Bloch and Theology,” New Book Review (1969): 8-9.

“Introduction to the Theology of Hope,” in New Testament Themes for Contemporary Man, ed. Rosalie M. Ryan, 249-69 (New York: Prentice Hall, 1969).

Excerpt from Theology of Hope, 15-36.

“The Future as a New Paradigm of Transcendence,” New College Bulletin 5 (1969): 14-31.

Also in Religious Problems and Perspectives: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, ed. Allen V. Eikner, 341-54 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1980); Religion, Revolution and the Future; and in The Future of Creation. German original as “Die Zukunft als neues Paradigma der Transzendenz,” Internationale Dialog-Zeitschrift 2 (1969): 2-13.

“The Future as Threat and Opportunity,” in The Religious Situation 1969, ed. Donald R. Cutler, 921-41 (Boston: Beacon, 1969).

Also in Contemporary Religion and Social Responsibility, ed. Norbert C. Brockman and Nicholas Piediscalzi, 103-17 (New York: Alba, 1973). German original as “Die Zukunft als Drohung und Chance,” Der Kreis. Sonderreihe Heft 5 (1966): 50-68.

“The Realism of Hope: The Feast of the Resurrection and the Transformation of Present Reality,” trans. by G. A. Thiele, Concordia Theological Monthly 40:3 (1969): 149-55. OPEN ACCESS.

German original as “Der Realismus der Hoffnung,” in Kontexte, ed. Hans Jürgen Schultz, 101-7 (Stuttgart: Kreuz, 1965).

“The Revolution of Freedom: The Christian and Marxist Struggle,” in Openings for Marxist–Christian Dialogue, ed. Thomas W. Ogeltree, 47-71 (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1969).

An essay with a similar title appears in Religion, Revolution and the Future. Wakefield suggests a connection to the German “Die Revolution der Freiheit,” Evangelische Theologie 27:11 (1967): 595-616.

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“Christian Rehumanization of Technological Society,” The Critic (1970): 10-17.

Original German in Umkehr zur Zukunft, 56-70. Wakefield cites another version in Laetare 25 (1972): 226-39, but it is unclear whether this is in German or English.

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

German original as “Gott versöhnt und macht frei,” Evangelische Kommentare 3 (1970): 515-20. Also in Bulletin of the department of theology of the World Presbyterian Alliance and the World Alliance of Reformed Churches 10:2 (1970): 1-9; Gospel of Liberation, 78-94.

Emil L. Fackenheim, Johannes B. Metz, and Moltmann, “Hope after Auschwitz and Hiroshima?” in The Future of Hope, ed. Walter Capps, 92-101 (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1970).

“How Can I Play, When I’m in a Strange Land?” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Kalamazoo College Review 32:3 (1970): 17-24.

Also in The Critic 29:5 (1971): 14-23. Possibly a translation of Moltmann, Die Ersten Freigelassen der Schöpfung (Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1971), chap. 1.

“Introduction,” in Ernst Bloch, Man on His Own: Essays in the Philosophy of Religion, trans. by E. B. Ashton, 19-30 (New York: Herder and Herder, 1970).

German original as Ernst Bloch, Religion im Erbe. Eine Auswahl aus seinen religionsphilosophischen Schriften, ed. Moltmann and Reiner Strunk (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1959). I cannot yet confirm whether Moltmann wrote an introduction for the original, however.

“Introduction to the ‘Theology of Hope’,” Kalamazoo College Review 32:3 (1970): 9-16.

Wakefield notes that this differs from the publication with a similar title published the previous year. Also in The Experiment Hope, 44-59.

“Politics and the Practice of Hope,” Christian Century 87:10 (1970): 288-91.

Also in Theological Crossings, ed. Robert McAfee Brown, Alan F. Geyer, and Dean G. Peerman, 97-105 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1972). Also as “The Politics of Hope,” The New Christian (April 1970) [Wakefield, cannot confirm].

“Reconciliation and Freedom,” IDOC Internazionale 15 (1970): 36-49.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

“Religion, Revolution, and the Future,” in The Future of Hope, ed. Walter H. Capps, 102-26 (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1970).

Also in Religion, Revolution and the Future. Wakefield finds a German version in Moltmann’s Umkehr zur Zukunft, though I myself cannot find any related chapters there.

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

“The Christian Theology of Hope and Its Bearing on Development,” in In Search of A Theology of Development: Papers from a Consultation on Theology and Development held by SODEPAX in Cartigny, Switzerland, November 1969, ed. Paul Löffler, 93-100 (Geneva: Sodepax, 1970).

“The Religion of Hope,” Kalamazoo College Review 32:3 (1970): 2-8.

Wakefield connects this with “Where there is hope, there is religion” in The Experiment Hope.

“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).


“God is Different,” 20-26, Cathedral Publishers, 1971.

Citation from Wakefield. No further details. Original German as “Gott ist anders,” Basler Predigten 33:12 (1969). Also appears in The Gospel of Liberation.

“Man and the Son of Man,” in No Man is Alien: Essays on the Unity of Mankind, ed. Robert J. Nelson, 203-24 (Leiden: Brill, 1971).

In Wakefield, no citations found. A chapter of the same name appears in Man and Human Being. 

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

Previously available online. Also in The Experiment Hope. Wakefield finds a publication of the same name: Political Theology (Montgomery, AL: Huntingdon College Press, 1971). German original as Politische Theologie (Regensburg: Regensburger Kollegium für Ärtzlichen Fortbildungswerkes, 1969).

“Theological Basis of Human Rights and of the Liberation of Man,” Reformed World 31:8 (1971): 348-57.

Wakefield connects this to “A Christian Declaration of Human Rights,” in A Christian Declaration of Human Rights: Theological Studies of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, ed. Allen O. Miller, 25-34 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1977), though it is likely this is a different work altogether (I don’t have access to either in order to compare them); also as “The Theological Basis of Human Rights and of the Liberation of Human Beings,” in The Experiment Hope. A German version appears as “Wer vertritt die Zukunft des Menschen? Fragen zur theologische Basis der Menschenrechte,” Evangelische Kommentare 5 (1972): 399-402.


“Christian Theology and Its Problems Today,” Reformed World 32:1 (1972): 5-16.

German original [?] in Das Experiment Hoffnung, 13-28. Also in The Experiment Hope, 1-14.

“Christian Theology Today,” New World Outlook 62 (1972): 483-90.

“Fellowship in a Divided World,” Ecumenical Review 24:4 (1972): 436-46.

German original as “Gemeinschaft in einer geteilen Welt: Ökumene als Antwort auf den Schock der Zukunft,” Evangelische Kommentare 5 (1972): 524-28; in Una Sancta 27 (1972): 184-87; in Ökumenische Rundschau 21 (1972): 47-57; in Utrecht 1972: Vorträge und Berichte bei der Tagung des Zentralausschusses des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen, ed. Hanfried Krüger, 47-56 (Stuttgart: Evangelischer Missionsverlag, 1973); in Das Experiment Hoffnung, 194-212. In English as “Bringing Peace to a Divided World,” Theology Digest 20:4 (1972): 331-40; in Eucharist-Ecumenism-Community: Report of a Conference Held at Monash University, 13th-16th February 1973 in Conjunction with the Fortieth International Eucharistic Congress, [ed.?] 49-56 (Melbourne: Monash University, 1973); as “Peace in a Divided World,” Compass Theology Review 7 (1973): [pp.?]; in The Experiment Hope, 172-85.

“Foreword,” in Walter H. Capps, Time Invades the Cathedral: Tensions in the School of Hope, xi-xiv (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1972).

“Hope and the Biomedical Future of Man,” [trans.?] in Hope and the Future of Man, ed. Ewert H. Cousins, 89-104 (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1972).

German original as “Hoffnung und die biomedizinische Zukunft des Menschen,” Evangelische Theologie 32:4 (1972): 309-26.

“Peace Maker,” South African Outlook 102:1219 (1972): 196-99, 202.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

“Political Theology of Hope,” Jigsaw (1972): 9-15.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

“Racism and the Right to Resist,” Study Encounter 8:1 (1972): 1-10.

German original as “Rassismus und das Recht auf Widerstand,” Evangelische Kommentare 4 (1971): 253-57 [Wakefield]. Also in The Experiment HopeAll Africa Conference of Churches Bulletin 7:6 (1974): 1ff. [Wakefield].

“Response to the Opening Presentations,” in Hope and the Future of Man, ed. Ewert H. Cousins, 55-59 (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1972).

“The ‘Crucified God’: God and the Trinity Today,” trans. by D. Smith, in New Questions on God [= Concilium 76], ed. Johann Baptist Metz, 26-37 (New York: Herder and Herder, 1972).

German original as “Der ‘gekreuzigte Gott.’ Neuzeitliche Gottesfrage und trinitarische Gottesgeschichte,” Concilium 8 (1972): 407-13. Also in English in Theology Today 31:1 (1974-75): 6-18; in Journal of Theology for South Africa 3 (1974): 9-?; as “The ‘Crucified God’: A Trinitarian Theology of the Cross,” trans. by Keith Crim, Interpretation 26:3 (1972): 278-99; in Faith and the Future, 89-99. An excerpt from New Questions on God, 31-35, appears as “Jürgen Moltmann on the Suffering God,” in The Christian Theology Reader, ed. Alister E. McGrath [pagination differs depending on edition] (Oxford: Blackwell, 1st ed. 1995, 2nd ed. 2001, 3rd ed. 2007; Wiley-Blackwell, 4th ed. 2011, 5th ed. 2017).

“The Ethics of Biomedical Research and the Newer Biomedical Technologies,” in Recent Progress in Biology and Medicine: Its Social and Ethical Implications, [ed. Simon Btesh?,] 68-80 (Geneva [Paris?]: Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences, 1972 [1973?]).

German original as “Der Einfluss von Mensch und Gesellschaft auf den biomedizinischen Fortschritt,” in The Challenge of Life: Biomedical Progress and Human Values, ed. Robert M. Kunz and Hans Fehr, 316-34 (Basel/Stuttgart: Birkhauser-Verlag, 1972). Also in Arztlicher Dienst weltweit: 25 Beiträge über Heil und Heilung in unserer Zeit, ed. Wolfgang Erk and Martin Scheel, 209-25 (Stuttgart: Steinkopf, 1974); in Zukunft der Schöpfung, 140-56; in English in The Future of Creation, 131-48.


“A Modern Theologian Looks at Moral Reality,” Australian Financial Review (1973).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

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

Also in Japan Christian Quarterly 39 (1973): 150-59; in Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 6 (1974): 23-33.

“Jesus and His Church,” in Eucharist, Ecumenism, Community: Report of a Conference Held at Monash University, 13th-16th February 1973 in Conjunction with the Fortieth International Eucharistic Congress, ed. Victorian Council of Churches, 34-40 (Melbourne: Monash University, 1973).

German original as “Jesus und die Kirche,” in Jesus ja–Kirche nein?, ed. Walter Kasper and Moltmann, 37-62 (Zurich: Benziger, 1973).

“Towards a Theology of Liberation,” Compass Theology Review 7 (1973).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.


“A Letter to Paul Lehmann,” Union Seminary Quarterly Review 29:3-4 (1974): 149.

Moltmann-Wendel and Moltmann, “Editorial,” in Letty M. Russell, Human Liberation in a Feminist Perspective: A Theology, 11-16 (Philadelphia, PA: Westminster, 1974).

“Eschatology,” in Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th ed., 17:372 (Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1974).

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

Lukas Vischer and Moltmann, “Giving Account of the Hope That Is Within Us,” in Meeting of the Comission on Faith and Order (Geneva: Commission on Faith and Order, 1974).

In German in Manifeste der Hoffnung: Zeugnisse, Dokumente, Modelle aus 6 Kontinenten, trans. by Marianne Reppekus (Munich: Kaiser, 1975).

“Liberation in the Light of Hope,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, The Ecumenical Review 26:3 (1974): 413-429.

Translation of “Befreiung im Licht der Hoffnung,” Ökumenische Rundschau 23:3 (1974): 296-313. Also in The Context of Contemporary Theology: Essays in Honor of Paul Lehman, ed. Alexander McKelway and E. David Willis, 127-46 (Atlanta: John Knox, 1974). Also as “The Hope of Resurrection and the Practice of Freedom,” trans. Margaret Kohl, The Future of Creation, 97-114.

“Messianic Hope in Christianity,” in Ecumenism: Christians and Jews [= Concilium 8/10], ed. Hans Küng and Walter Jasper, 155-61 (London: SCM, 1974).

Also as “Messianic Hope 2: In Christianity” [?] in Christians and Jews [= Concilium 98], ed. Hans Küng and Walter Jasper, trans. by Francis McDonagh, 61-67 (New York: Seabury, 1975). Also in Faith and the Future; as “Jewish and Christian Messianism,” in The Experiment Hope, according to Wakefield. German original as “Die Messianische Hoffnung im Christentum,” Concilium (D) 10 (1974): 592-96.

“The Crucified God: Perspectives on a Theology of the Cross for Today,” Journal of Theology for South Africa 9 (1974): 9-27.

German original as “Gesichtspunkte der Kreuzestheologie heute,” Evangelische Theologie 33:4 (1974): 346-65; in Zukunft der Schöpfung, 68-88; in Theologisches Jahrbuch (1991): 91-?. In English as “The Crucified God,” Theology Today 31:1 (1974): 6-18; in The Future of Creation, 59-79; Wakefield finds a version in The Scandal of the Cross, ed. Neil McIlwraith, 20-32 (Birmingham: SCM, 1982).

“The Liberating Feast,” trans. by Francis McDonagh, in Politics and Liturgy [=Concilium 2:10], ed. Herman Schmidt and David Power, 74-84 (New York: Herder and Herder, 1974).

Also in Faith and the Future. German original as “Das befreiende Fest,” Concilium 10:2 (1974): 118-23. Also in Faith and the Future, 100-8.


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

Also in The Future of Creation; another version appears in The Church in the Power of the Spirit, 50-66. German original as “Gedanken zur trinitarischen Geschichte Gottes,” Evangelische Theologie 35 (1975): 208-23.


“American Contradictions,” The Center Magazine 9 (1976): 59-65.

Also in Commonweal 104:16 (1977): 490-96; as “American Dream: Dreamed by a non-American,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Moravian Theological Seminary Bulletin (1978): 91-99; “America as Dream,” in On Human Dignity, 147-62. NOTE: Wakefield has “American Contradictions” for the title of the article in The Center Magazine, whereas this source has “The American Dream: Dreamed by a Non-American” (pp.148, 286), but see here (p.151) and here.

“A Christian Declaration on Human Rights,” Reformed World 34:2 (1976): 58-72.

Previously available online.

“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).

A German version appears in Zukunft der Schöpfung, 123-39. English in The Future of Creation, 115-30. Wakefield claims that a revised version appears in God in Creation, though he doesn’t provide pagination.

“Dostoevsky and the Theology of Hope,” in Transcendence and Immanence: Reconstruction in Light of Process Thinking: Festschrift in Honour of Joseph Papin, ed. Joseph Armenti, 2:399-407 (Villanova, PA: Villanova University Press, 1976).

German original as “Dostojewski und die ‘Theologie der Hoffnung,'” in Entscheidung und Solidarität: Festschrift für Johannes Harder: Beiträge zur Theologie Theologie, Politik, Literatur und Erziehung, ed. Hermann Horn, 163-78 (Wuppertal: Peter Hammer Verlag, 1973). Also in Das Experiment Hoffnung, 112-30. In English in The Experiment Hope, 85-100.

“Ecumenism beneath the Cross,” The Passionist 3 (1976): 16-35. OPEN ACCESS.

German original as “Ökumene unter dem Kreuz,” Reformierte Kirchenzeitung 117:13 (1976): 146-49. Also in African Ecclesiastical Review [= AFER] 18:6 (1976): 314-19 [part 1]; 19:1 (1977): 2-9 [part 2]. Also as “The Ecumenical Church under the Cross,” in The Passion for Life.

“Hope in the Struggle of the People,” New World Outlook (May 1976): 8-16.

In Wakefield, unable to confirm. Also in Christianity and Crisis 37:4 (1977): 49-55; The Passion for Life: A Messianic Lifestyle, 95-112. German original as “Hoffnung im Kampf des Volkes,” Reformierte Kirchenzeitung 116:7 (1975): [pp.?] [Wakefield].

“On Latin American Liberation Theology: An Open Letter to José Míguez Bonino,” trans. by M. Douglas Meeks, Christianity and Crisis 36:5 (1976): 57-63.

Translated from the German, “Hoffnung und Befreiung. Offener Brief an José Míguez-Bonino,” Evangelische Kommentare 9 (1976): [pp.?]. The Italian appears a year earlier as “Lettera aperta a José Míguez Bonino,” Ancora sulla ‘Teologia politica’: Il dibattito continua, ed. Kuno Füssel, Johann Baptist Metz, and Jürgen Moltmann, 202-17 (Brescia: Queriniana, 1975) [Wakefield].

“Protest and Celebration,” One World 15 (1976): 14-17.

Wakefield, going back to Bauckham, cannot confirm.

“Messianic Lifestyle,” Bulletin Lutheran Theological Seminary Gettysburg (1976): 18-26.

From Wakefield. I cannot find a citation to back this up, however. Apparently also in Moravian Theological Seminary Bulletin (1978): 83-90. And in The Passion for Life: A Messianic Lifestyle. Wakefield also finds a piece by the same name in Vessels for New Wine: Papers for Christian Living Today, ed. D. Snowden, 6-12 (Bath: National Student Christian Congress and Resource Centre, [date?]). A German version appears as “Der neue Lebensstil,” in Moltmann, Neuer Lebensstil: Schritte zur Gemeinde, 32-50 (Munich: Kaiser, 1977).

Review of The Gospel and the Land: Early Christianity and Jewish Territorial Doctrine, by W. D. Davies, review translated by Frederick Herzog, Duke Divinity School Review 41:3 (1976): 218-220.

“The Ecumenical Church under the Cross,” Theology Digest 24 (1976): 380-90.

As “Ecumenicism beneath the Cross,” The Passionist 3 (1976): 16-35; in The Passion for Life, 82-94.


“A Christian Declaration on Human Rights,” in A Christian Declaration of Human Rights: Theological Studies of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, ed. Allen O. Miller, 25-34 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1977).

Also in Reformed World 34:2 (1976): 58-72. Previously available online; and as “Ecumenical Dialogue on Human Rights,” in On Human Dignity. German original as “Theologische Erklärung zu den Menschenrechten,” in Gottes Recht und Menschenrechte: Studien und Empfehlungen des reformierten Weltbundes, ed. Jan Milic Lochman and Moltmann, 44-60 (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener, 1976).

“The Passion of Life,” Currents in Theology and Mission 4:1 (1977): 3-10.

Also as “The Passion for Life,” in The Passion for Life: A Messianic Lifestyle.

“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.

Abridged version as “The Unity We Seek,” Theology Digest 27:3 (1979): 247-48. German original as “Welche Einheit? Der Dialog zwischen den Traditionen des Ostens und des Westens,” Ökumenische Rundschau 26:3 (1977): 287-96.


“God’s Kingdom as the Meaning of Life and of the World,” in Why Did God Make Me? [= Concilium 108], ed. Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann, trans. by T. Weston (New YorkL Seabury, 1978).

German original as “Das Reich Gottes als Sinn des Lebens und der Welt,” Concilium 10 (1977): 545-48.

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

Translation of “Die Befreiung der Unterdrücker,” Evangelische Theologie 38:6 (1978): 527-38. Also trans. by Peter G. Hodgson in Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center 6:2 (1979): 69-82; Journal of Theology for South Africa 26 (1979): 24-38.


“Dialogue: Willis Harman and Jürgen Moltmann,” Lutheran Brotherhood Colloquium on the Church in Future Society, 1-12 (Houston, TX: Lutheran Brotherhood, 1979).

Pagination taken from Wakefield. Wakefield also finds a “KUHF Radio Interview with Jürgen Moltmann” on pp1-7.

“Ernst Bloch: A Postscript,” in The Sources of Hope, ed. Ross Fitzgerald, 144-66 (Sydney, Australia: Pergamon, 1979).

“Human Rights and Human Dignity,” in Public Lectures Delivered by Ernest A. Champion and Jürgen Moltmann at the Trimmer Hall, Jaffna (Jaffna, Sri Lanka: Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society, 1979), [pp?].

In Wakefield. I have not been able to find any other citations.

“The Confession of Jesus Christ,” trans. by David Smith, in An Ecumenical Confession of Faith? [=Concilium 118], ed. Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann, 13-20 (New York: Seabury, 1979).

Translation of “Das Bekenntnis Jesu Christi: Eine biblish-theologische Betrachtung,” in “Ein ökumenisches Glaubensbekenntnis?,” Concilium 14:10 (1978): 504-7. Also in Faith and the Future, 116-22.

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

Also in Experiences in Theology. Wakefield finds a connection with the section by the same name in Spirit of Life, 198-213.

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“Christianity and the World Religions,” in Christianity and Other Religions: Selected Readings, ed. John Hick and Brian Hebblethwaite, 191-211 (Glasgow: Collins, 1980).

“The Challenge of Religion in the ’80s: How My Mind Has Changed,” Christian Century 97:15 (1980): 465-68.

Also in Theologians in Transition: The Christian Century “How My Mind Has Changed” Series, ed. James M. Wall, 107-12 (New York: Crossroads, 1981).

“God’s Protest against Death and God’s Celebration of Freedom,” in The Miracle of Easter, ed. Floyd Thatcher, 69-77 (Waco, TX: Word, 1980).

“Hans Küng, Rome and the Gospel,” Christian Century 97:6 (1980): 188-89.

A version of this appears as “Hans Küng, Rom und das Evangelium,” in Der Fall Küng: Eine Dokumentation, ed. Norbert Greinacher and Herbert Haag, 443-46 (Munich: Piper, 1980). I don’t know where the original is published, however, though possibly in Evangelische Kommentare.


Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel and Moltmann, “Becoming Human in New Community,” Ecumenical Review 33:4 (1981): 354-66.

Also in Currents in Theology and Mission 9:5 (1982): 259-70; Midstream [Mid-Stream?] 21 (July 1982); in The Community of Women and Men in the Church, ed. Constance F. Parvey, 29-42 (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1983). Also as “Becoming Persons in a New Community,” in God–His and Hers. A German version appears as “Menschenwerden in einer neuen Gemeinschaft von Frauen und Männern,” Evangelische Theologie 42[:?] (1982): 80-92.

“Christian Faith and Human Rights,” in How Christian are Human Rights? An Interconfessional Study on the Theological Bases of Human Rights: Report on an Interconfessional Consultation, Geneva, April 30 – May 3, 1980, ed. Eckehart Lorenz, 11-24 (Geneva: Lutheran World Federation, 1981).

Wakefield spells the editor’s first name as “Eckehert” and some other sources spell it as “Eckhart”. I have chosen the most widely attested spelling, “Eckehart.” An article of the same name appears in “Christian Faith and Human Rights,” Tugón 2:1 (1981): 3-13. Journal subtitle: An Ecumenical Journal of Discussion and Opinion [?]. Another chapter by the same name appears in Adventurous Faith and Transforming Vision: Essays in Honour of Kunchala Rajaratnam, ed. Arvind P. Nirmal, 62-73 (Madras: Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, 1989).

“Liberation through Reconciliation,” in The Twentieth Century Pulpit, vol. 2, ed. James W. Cox, 119-36 (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1981).

German original [?] as “Versöhnung und Befreiung: Der Beitrag der Christenheit zum Frieden,” in Begegnung mit Polen: Evangelische Kirchen und die Herausforderung durch Geschichte und Politik, ed. Moltmann and Martin Stöhr, 165-82 (Munich: Kaiser, 1972). A sermon of the same name appears in The Gospel of Liberation.

“Father in Heaven,” in Sing Me the Song of My World, ed. Drutmar Cremer, trans. by B. Davies, 140-41 (Slough: St. Paul, 1981).

German original in Sing mir das Lied meiner Erde, ed. Drutmar Cremer, [pp?] (Würzburg: Echter, 1978). Anonymous contribution but identified as belonging to Moltmann by and quoted in full in Richard Bauckham, Moltmann: Messianic Theology in the Making (Hants, UK: Marshall Pickering, 1987), 141-43.

“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).

“To Letter 172: Prof. J. Moltmann to K. Barth,” in Karl Barth, Letters: 1961-1968, ed. Jürgen Fangmeier and Hinrich Stoevesandt, trans. by Geoffrey W. Bromiley, 348-49 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1981). OPEN ACCESS.

German original in Briefe. 1961-1968, ed. Jürgen Fangmeier and Hinrich Stoevesandt[, pp.?] (Zurich: Theologischer, 1975).


“Thine Is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory,” Reformed World 37:3-4 (1982): 3-10.

Translation of “Denn Dein ist das Reich und die Kraft und die Herrlichkeit,” Reformierte Kirchenzeitung 122 (1982): 246-49.


“Can There Be an Ecumenical Mariology?,” trans. by Graham Harrison, in Mary in the Churches [=Concilium 168], ed. Hans Küng, Jürgen Moltmann, and Marcus Lefebure, xii-xv (New York: Seabury, 1983).

In German as “Gibt es ein ökumenische Mariologie?,” Maria in den Kirchen [= Concilium 19:10 (1983)], [ed.?] 591-94; in Was geht uns Maria an? Beiträge zur Auseinandersetzung in Theologie, Kirche und Frömmigkeit, ed. Hans Küng, Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, and Jürgen Moltmann, 14-22 (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus Mohn, 1988). In English in Faith and the Future, 131-36.

“Commentary on ‘To Bear Arms’,” in Human Rights: A Dialogue between the First and Third Worlds, ed. Robert A. Evans and Alice Frazier Evans, 48-53 (New York: Orbis, 1983).

“Cross, Theology of the,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 135-37 (London: SCM, 1983).

Also in Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 135-37 (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1983).

“God Means Freedom,” in God and Human Freedom: A Festschrift in Honor of Howard Thurman, ed. Henry James Young, 10-22 (Richmond, IN: Friends United, 1983).

Also in Humanity in God, 55-69. Wakefield also points to the booklet, God Means Freedom (Nairobi: Association of Theological Institutions, 1987-89). I don’t have access to the contents, however.

“Hope,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 270-72 (London: SCM, 1983).

Also in Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 270-72 (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1983).

“Perseverance,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 441-42 (London: SCM, 1983).

Also in Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 441-42 (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1983).

“Main Address: The Reconciling Power of the Trinity in the Life of the Church and the World,” in The Reconciling Power of the Trinity: Report on the Study Consultation of the Conference of European Churches 22-26 November 1982 Goslar, Federal Republic of Germany, 47-60 (Geneva: Conference of European Churches, 1983).

German original as “Die versöhnende Kraft der Dreieinigkeit im Leben der Kirche und der Gesellschaft,” in Die versöhnende Kraft der Trinität: Bericht der Studienkonsultation der Konferenz Europäischer Kirchen 22-26 November 1982, Goslar, Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 52-66 (Geneva: Conference of European Churches, 1983). Wakefield notes an essay by the same name [English?] in Triune God: Love, Justice, Peace: Festschrift in Honour of Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, ed. K. M. Tararkau [Tharakan?] (Kottayam, India: 1989) [Wakefield; Worldcat has: Mavelikara, India: Youth Movement of Indian Orthodox Church, 1989]. An extended version appears in Humanity in God, 90-106.

“The Right to Bear Arms,” in Human Rights: A Dialogue between the First and Third World, ed. Robert A. Evans and Alice Frazer Evans, 48-53 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1983).

“Theodicy,” in A New Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 564-66 (London: SCM, 1983).

Also in Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden, 564-66 (Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox, 1983).


“A Theology of Peace,” Baptist Peacemaker 4:1 (1984): 1, 6.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

“Political Discipleship of Christ Today,” Churches Register 2 (1984): 7ff.

Wakefield, cannot confirm. A piece by the same title appears in Communities of Faith and Radical Discipleship.

“Religion and Politics in Germany,” in The Federal Republic of Germany and the United States: Changing Political, Social, and Economic Relations, ed. James A. Cooney, et al., 98-108 (Boulder: Westview, 1984).

In German as “Religion und Politik in Deutschland und im deutsch-amerikanischen Verhältnis,” in Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Politische, soziale und wirtschaftliche Beziehungen im Wandel, ed. James A. Cooney, et al., trans. by Hermann Kusterer, 145-58 (Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1985).

“Teresa of Avila and Martin Luther: The Turn to the Mysticism of the Cross,” Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 13:3 (1984): 265-278.

German original as “Die Wendung zur Christusmystik bei Teresa von Avila. Oder: Teresa von Avila und Martin Luther,” Stimmen der Zeit 107:7 (1982): 449-64.

“The Alienation and Liberation of Nature,” in On Nature, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 133-45 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 1984).

Also in God in Creation, 40-52.

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

German original as “Die Gemeinschaft des heiligen Geistes: Zur trinitarischen Pneumatologie,” Theologische Literaturzeitung 107:10 (1982): 705-15; in Credo in Spiritum Sanctum, ed. José Saraiva Martins [?], 921-37 (Rome: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1983 [Wakefield: 1984]); in In der Geschichte des dreieinigen Gottes, 90-105; in English in History and the Triune God, 57-69.

“The Pharisee and the Tax Collector,” in A Chorus of Witnesses: Model Sermons for Today’s Preacher, ed. by Thomas G. Long and Cornelius Plantinga, 21-33 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994).

Text of the same name appears in The Power of the Powerless.

“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.

Translation of “Die Einheit des dreieinigen Gottes. Bemerkungen zur heilsgeschichtlichen Begründung und zur Begrifflichkeit der Trinitätslehre,” in Trinität: Aktuelle Perspektiven der Theologie, ed. Willhelm Breuning, 97-113 (Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1984); later as “Die einladende Einheit des dreieinigen Gottes,” Concilium 21:1 (1985): 35-41; in In der Geschichte des dreieinigen Gottes, 117-30. Also in English, “The Inviting Unity of the Triune God,” trans. by Robert Nowell, in Monotheism [= Concilium 177:1], ed. Claude Geffré and Jean-Pierre Jossua, 50-58 (New York: Seabury, 1985) or (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1985); in Faith and the Future, 137-46. An article with the same time as the latter appears in History and the Triune God but differs in content.

“Theology in Germany Today,” in Observations on “The Spiritual Situation of the Age”: Contemporary German Perspectives, ed. Jürgen Habermas, trans. by Andrew Buchwalter, 181-205 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984).

German original as “Theologie heute,” in Sticheworte zur ‘Geistigen Situation der Zeit’, ed. Jürgen Habermas, 2:754-80 (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1979).


“Christian Discipleship in a Nuclear World,” in Ireland and the Threat of War, ed. Bill McSweeney, 104-18 (Dublin: Dominican, 1985).

Also as “Discipleship of Christ in an Age of Nuclear War,” in On Human Dignity. German original as “Weltverantwortung und Nachfolge Christi im Atomzeitalter,” in Zumutungen des Friedens. Kurt Scharf zum 80. Geburtstag, ed. Volkmar Deile, 68-82 (Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1982).

“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.

German original as “Christliche Hoffnung: Messianisch oder transzedent? Ein theologisches Gespräch mit Joachim von Fiore und Thomas von Aquin,” Münchner Theologische Zeitschrift 33 (1982): 241-60. Also in In der Geschichte des dreieinigen Gottes, 131-56. In English in History and the Triune God, 91-109.

“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).

“Lazarus Come Here! Rediscovering the Passion for Life,” Grass-Roots (March/April, 1985): 4-6.

Wakefield. I haven’t been able to find a citation. Wakefield links this to “Lazarus, komm heraus!” in Wird es denn überhaupt gehen: Beitrage für Walter Dirks, ed. Fritz Boll, Manfred Linz, and Thomas Seiterich, 166-70 (Munich: Kaiser, 1980).

“Messianic Atheism,” in Knowing Religiously, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 192-206 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1985).

Wakefield notes that this is a revised version of that which under the same name in On Human Dignity.

“Reformation and Revolution,” in Martin Luther and the Modern Mind: Freedom, Conscience, Toleration, Rights, ed. Manfred Hoffman, 163-90 (Lewiston, NY: Edward Mellen, 1985).

“The Expectation of his Coming,” Theology 88:726 (1985): 425-28.


“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).

“Foreword,” trans. by Hedda Durnbaugh, in G. Clarke Chapman, Facing the Nuclear Heresy: A Call to Reformation, [pp.?] (Elgin, IL: Brethren, 1986).

“Religion and State in Germany–West and East,” in Religion and State: The Struggle for Legitimacy and Power, ed. Robert J. Myers, 110-18 (Beverly Hills: Sage, 1986).

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

Wakefield lists a text of the same name (subtitle excepted), which appears in World Congress for the Synthesis of Science and Religion, 71-? (Bombay: Bhaktivedanta Institute Bulletin, 1986). The publication is possibly this one. Yet another essay appears as “The Cosmic Community: A New Ecological Concept,” in Synthesis of Science and Religion [subtitle?: Critical Essays and Dialogues], 408-20 (San Francisco/Bombay: Bhaktivedanta Institute, 1987-89).


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

“In Search for An Equilibrium of ‘Equilibrium’ and ‘Progress,'” Ching Feng 30:1-2 (1987): 5-17.

Translation of “China zwischen Tao und Mao: Über Fortschritt im Gleichgewicht,” Evangelische Kommentare 20:3 (1987): 147-48, 153-54. See also Creating a Just Future, 87-101.

Edwin Robertson and Moltmann, “Introduction,” in Guilt and Forgiveness: The Basis of Christian Peace Negotiation: Forgiveness and Politics: Forty Years after the Stuttgart Confession, ed. Werner Krusche, 2 (London: New World Publications for Forgiveness and Politics Study Project, 1987).

“The Nuclear Catastrophe and Where is God?,” Baptist Peacemaker 7:4 (1987): [pp.?].

Translation of “Die atomare Katastrophe: Wo bleibt Gott?,” Evangelische Theologie, 47:1 (1987): 50-60. Also as “The Possible Nuclear Catastrophe and Where is God?,” Scottish Journal of Religious Studies 9:2 (1988): 71-83; “God and the Nuclear Catastrophe,” Pacifica 1:2 (1988): 157-70.


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

Also as “My Theological Career,” in History and the Triune God.

“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).

“Love, Death, Eternal Life: Theology of Hope–the Personal Side,” [trans.?] in Love: The Foundation of Hope: The Theology of Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel, ed. Frederic B. Burnham, Charles S. McCoy, and M. Douglas Meeks, 3-22 (San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1988).

Wakefield notes that this essay has much in common with the longer, later piece, Is There Life after Death?

“Peace: The Fruit of Justice,” in A Council for Peace [= Concilium 195] , ed. Hans Küng, Jürgen Moltmann, and James Aitken Gardiner, trans. by J. G. Cumming, 109-20 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1988).

In German as “Gerechtigkeit schafft Frieden,” Zeichen der Zeit 42 (1988): 138-44; in Concilium 24 (1988): 75-82; in Theologisches Jahrbuch (Leipzig, 1990): 243-53. In English in Faith and the Future, 147-58; possibly also as Justice Creates Peace, trans. by Glen Harold Stassen (Louisville, KY: Baptist Peacemakers International, 1988).

“The Ecological Crisis: Peace with Nature?” Scottish Journal of Religious Studies 9:1 (1988): 5-18.

Also in Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review 20:2 (1988): 1-11; Washington Cathedral Papers* 2 (1991): 23-35 [*NOTE: This name is listed in Wakefield and in God for a Secular Society, though I cannot locate a periodical under this name); Pacifica 5:3 (1992): 301-13; Carthaginensia 11:19 (1995): 1-22 [In English?]; in God for a Secular Society, 92-116. German versions appear as “Zerstörung und Befreiung der Natur. Zur ökologischen Theologie,” in Abschied vom Männergott: Schöpfungsverantwortung für Frauen und Männer. Catharina Halkes zum 75. Geburtstag, ed. Johanna Jäger-Sommer, 179-94 (Luzern: Edition Exodus, 1995); in Gott im Projekt Modernen Welt, 89-110; in Edith-Stein Jahrbuch 4 [subtitle: Das Christentum 1 (?)] (1998): 89-106.


“Is Protestantism the ‘Religion of Freedom?'” in On Freedom, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 30-45 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1989).

Wakefield suggests a relationship to “Protestantismus als ‘Religion der Freiheit’,” in Religion der Freiheit: Protestantismus in der Moderne, ed. Moltmann, 11-28 (Munich: Kaiser, 1990); and “Protestantism: The Religion of Freedom” in God for a Secular Society.

“Olympia between Politics and Religion,” in Sport [= Concilium 205:5], ed. Gregory Baum and John Coleman, trans. by K. Kohl, 101-9 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1989).

German original as “Olympia zwischen Politik und Religion,” Concilum (D) 25 (1989): 432-37.

“Political Theology and the Ethics of Peace,” in Theology, Politics, and Peace, ed. Theodore Runyon, 31-42 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1989).

“Revolution, Religion and the Future: German Reactions,” in 1789: French Revolution & the Church [= Concilium 201], ed. Claude Geffré and Jean-Pierre Jossua, trans. by Margaret Kohl, 43-50 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1989).

German original as “Revolution, Religion und die Zukunft: Deutsche Reaktionen,” Concilium (D) 25 (1989): 29-34. Republished in Faith and the Future.

“The Interlaced Times of History: Some Necessary Differentiations and Limitations of History as a Concept,” in Paradigm Change in Theology: A Symposium for the Future, ed. Hans Küng and David Tracy, trans. by Margaret Kohl (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1989).

Earlier version in God and Creation, 126-39. German original as “Verschränkte Zeiten der Geschichte: Notwendige Differenzierungen und Begrenzungen des Geschichtsbegriffs,” in Das neue Paradigma von Theologie, ed. Hans Küng and David Tracy, 87-103 (Zurich: Benziger, 1986).

“Theology in Transition–To What?,” in Paradigm Change in Theology: A Symposium for the Future, ed. Hans Küng and David Tracy, trans. by Margaret Kohl, 220-25 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1989).

“Theologie im Übergang–wohin?” in Theologie–wohin? Auf dem Weg zu einem neuen Paradigma, ed. Hans Küng and David Tracy, 27-30 (Zurich: Benziger, 1984).

Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel and Moltmann, “Who Do You Say That I Am? (Mark 8:27-35) Joint Bible Study,” Reformed World 40:8 (1989): 179-94.

Also in God: His and Hers. German original as “Wer sagt ihr, daß ich sei? (Markus 8,27-35),” Reformierte Kirchenzeitung 130 (1989): 286-99.

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“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).

“Has Modern Society Any Future?” in On the Threshold of the Third Millennium [= Concilium 1, 1990], ed. The Foundation, trans. by Margaret Kohl, 54-65 (London: SCM, 1990).

Original German as “Hat die moderne Gesellschaft eine Zukunft?” in Gerechtigkeit schafft Zukunft: Friedenspolitik und Schöpfungsethik in einer bedrohten Welt, 11-28 (Munich: Kaiser, 1989). Also in English in Creating a Just Future, 1-15; Faith and the Future, 167-77.

“Human Rights, Rights of Humanity, and Rights of Nature,” in Rights of Future Generations–Rights of Nature: Proposals for Enlarging the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ed. Lukas Vischer, 15-25 (Geneva: World Alliance of Reformed Churches, 1990).

Also as “Human Rights, the Rights of Humanity and the Rights of Nature,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, The Ethics of World Religions and Human Rights [=Concilium 2/1990], ed. Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann 120-135; also in Faith and the Future; as “Human Rights–Rights of Humanity–Rights of the Earth,” in God for a Secular Society, 117-34. German original as Elisabeth Giesser and Jürgen Moltmann, “Menschenrechte, Rechte der Menschheit und Rechte der Natur,” Evangelische Theologie 50:5 (1990): 437-44.

“I Believe in God the Father: Patriarchal or Non-Patriarchal Reference to God?” Drew Gateway 59:2 (1990): 3-25

Also in History and the Triune God, 1-18. German original as “Ich glaube an Gott den Vater. Patriarchalische oder nicht patriarchalische Rede von Gott?” Evangelische Theologie 43:5 (1983): 397-415.

“Introductory Word,” in Martin Bialas, C.P., The Mysticism of the Passion in St. Paul of the Cross (1694-1775): An Investigation of Passioncentrism in the Spiritual Doctrine of the Founder of the Passionist Congregation, 8-15 (San Francisco: Ignatius, 1990). OPEN ACCESS.

Translated from the German “Geleitwort,” in Martin Bialas, C.P., Das Leiden Christi beim hl. [heiligen] Paul vom Kreuz: e. Unters. über d. Passionszentrik d. geistl. Lehre d. Gründers d. Passionisten, 15-22 (Aschaffenburg: Pattloch, 1985).

“Is ‘Pluralistic Theology’ Useful for the Dialogue of World Religions?,” in Christian Uniqueness Reconsidered: The Myth of a Pluralistic Theology of Religions, ed. Gavin D’Costa, 149-56 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1990).

German original as “Dient die ‘pluralistische Theologie’ dem Dialog der Weltreligionen?” Evangelische Theologie 49:6 (1989): 528-36.

“Israel’s No: Jews and Jesus in an Unredeemed World,” Christian Century 107:32 (1990): 1021-24. OPEN ACCESS.

Wakefield labels this “a crisp summary of the first chapter of The Way of Jesus Christ.”

“Jürgen Moltmann,” in Roundtable: Conversations with European Theologians, ed. Michael Bauman, 31-42 (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1990). OPEN ACCESS (limited).

“Political Theology and Peace,” in Celebrating Peace, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 102-17 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990).

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

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

Also in Perspectives 6:1 (1991): 14-17. Also as “‘… And Thou Renewest the Face of the Earth’: The Ecology of the Creative Spirit,” in The Source of Life.


“Knowing and Community,” in On Community, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 162-76 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1991).

German original as “Die Entdeckung der Anderen: Zur Theorie des kommunikativen Erkennens,” Evangelische Theologie 50:5 (1990): 400-14; in Die andere Hälfte der Wahrheit, ed. Jürgen Andretsch [Audretsch?], 173-91 (Munich: Beck, 1992); in Gott im Projekt Modernen Welt, 125-40; in English in God for a Secular Society, 135-52.

“Political Theology and Liberation Theology,” trans. by Marianne Martin and Robert T. Cornelison, Union Seminary Quarterly Review 45:3 (1991): 205-18.

German originals as “Die Zukunft der Befreiungstheologie,” Orientierung 59 (1995): 207-10; “Die Theologie unserer Befreiung,” Orientierung 60 (1996): 204-6. Also as “Political Theology and the Theology of Liberation,” in God for a Secular Society. Also as “Political Theology and Theology of Liberation,” in Liberating the Future: God, Mammon, and Theology, ed. Joerg Rieger, 60-80 (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1998).

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

Also in A Festival of Creation: Caring for the Environment, 2:23-35 (Washington, DC: Washington National Cathedral, 1991) [Wakefield]. Article with the same name appears in Pacifica: Australian Theological Journal 5:3 (1992): 301-13.


“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).

“Fundamentalism and Modernity,” in Fundamentalism as an Ecumenical Challenge [= Concilium 3, 1992], ed. Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann, trans. by John Bowden, 109-15 (London: SCM, 1992).

German original as “Fundamentalismus und Moderne,” Concilium 28 (1992): 269-73. In English in Faith and the Future, 194-200. Wakefield notes that the title is sometimes listed as “Synthesis: Fundamentalism and Modernity.”


“A Response to J. M. Soskice’s ‘The Truth Looks Different from Here’,” in Christ and Context: The Confrontation between Gospel and Culture, ed. Hilary D. Regan and Alan J. Torrance, 60-2 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1993).

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

“Christ in Cosmic Context,” in Christ and Context: The Confrontation between Gospel and Culture, ed. Hilary D. Regan and Alan J. Torrance, 190-91 (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1993).

Replies from Torrance and Gustavo Gutiérrez appear on pp.192-200 and 201-4. Moltmann’s reply to the replies appears on 205-9.

“Christology in the Jewish-Christian Dialogue,” in New Visions: Historical and Theological Perspectives on the Jewish-Christian Dialogue, ed. Val A. McInnes, 77-93 (New York: Crossroads, 1993).

“Jesus and the Kingdom of God,” Asbury Theological Journal 48:1 (1993): 5-18. OPEN ACCESS.

A similar version appears under the same name in Jesus Christ for Today’s World.

“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 Church as Communion,” in Messianism through History [= Concilium 1, 1993], ed. Wim Beuken, Sean Freyne, and Anton Weiler, 136-38 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1993).

“The Parusia of Christ,” in The End in Sight? Images of the End and Threats to Human Survival, ed. Roger Williamson, 87-104 (Uppsala: Life and Peace Institute, 1993).

[Wakefield, cannot confirm].

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

German original as “Die Passion Christi und der Schmerz Gottes,” in Kreuzzeichen: Galerie an der Finkenstrasse, 23. Oktober bis 20. November 1992 (Munich: Galerie an der Finkenstrasse, 1992) [the whole publication is 17pp.]. Also as “The Passion of Christ and the Pain of God,” in Jesus Christ for Today’s World.

“The Risks of Freedom,” in The Risks of Freedom: Pastoral Care and Counseling in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, ed. Werner Becher, Alastair V. Campbell, and G. Keith Parker, 25-37 (Manila: Pastoral Care Foundation, 1993).

“The Spirit Gives Life: Spirituality and Vitality,” in All Together in One Place: Theological Papers from the Brighton Conference on World Evangelization, ed. Harold D. Hunter and Peter D. Hocken, 22-37 (Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Academic, 1993).

“Twelve Comments on the Symbolism of Evil,” Theology Digest 40:3 (1993): 235-38.

German original as “Zwölf Bermerkungen zur Symbolik des Bösen,” Evangelische Theologie 52:1 (1992): 2-6.


“A Response to My Dialogue Partners,” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 2:4 (1994): 59-70.

“Christianity in the Third Millennium,” Theology Today 51:1 (1994): 75-89.

“Covenant or Leviathan? Political Theology for Modern Times,” trans. by Nancy Elizabeth Bedford, Scottish Journal of Theology 47:1 (1994): 19-42.

German original as “Covenant oder Leviathan? Zur Politischen Theoloie der Neuzeit,” Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche 90:3 (1993): 299-317; “Im Bund gegen den Leviathan: Mit der Theologie gegen die Politikverdrossenheit,” Evangelische Kommentare 27:1 (1994): 24-28; Gott im Projekt der Modernen Welt, 31-49; also in English in God for a Secular Society, 24-45.

“End of Utopia–End of History?,” in Christianity and Cultures: A Mutual Enrichment [= Concilium 2, 1994], ed. Norbert Greinacher and Norbert Mette, 134-36 (Maryknoll, NY: 1994).

German original as “Ende der Utopie–Ende der Geschichte?,” Orientierung 58:9 (1994): 58; in Concilium 30:2 (1994): 189-90; in Tauwetter. Eine franziskanische Zeitschrift 10:41 (1995): 16-20. English reprinted in Faith and the Future, 201-3.

“Justice for Victims and Perpetrators,” Reformed World 44:1 (1994): 2-12.

Previously available online. German original as “Gerechtigkeit für Opfer und Täter,” in In der Geschichte des dreieinigen Gottes, 74-89. In English in History and the Triune God, 44-56. Wakefield lists a version in Restoration Quarterly 44 (1994): 2-12, but this is mistaken as the issue, year, and pagination is identical to the version in Reformed World. I have not been able to find any related article by Moltmann in Restoration Quarterly.

“On Grief and Consolation in Modern Society,” in Grief and Bereavement: Proceedings from the Fourth International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Stockholm, 1994, ed. Tom Lundin, 1-11 (Stockholm: Swedish National Association for Mental Health, 1995).

A later work with the same title appears in International Congregational Journal 15:1 (2016): 55-66.

“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)

“Has the Papacy an Ecumenical Future?” in Ecology and Poverty: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor [=Concilium 5, 1995], ed. Leonardo Boff and Virgil Elizondo, 135-37 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1995).

Also (London: SCM, 1995). German original as “Hat das Papsttum eine ökumenische Zukunft?” Evangelische Theologie 55:6 (1995): 678-79.

“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,” Pentecostal Movements as an Ecumenical Challenge [= Concilium 3 (1996)], ed. Moltmann and Karl Josef Kuschel, 123-34 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1996).

“Christianity and Western Values,” Theology: News and Notes, Fuller Seminary, October, 1996.

In Wakefield, who suggests that this might be the same article as those appearing in A Passion for God’s Reign, 23-43; and God for a Secular Society, 73-91. Cf. “The Change of Values in the Western World,” CTI Reflections 1 (1998): 48-64.

“Classic and Contemporary Excerpts,” Christianity Today 40:4 (1996): 80.

Excerpt from Experiences of God.

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

“Jesus between Jews and Christians,” trans. by Scott T. Kline, ARC: The Journal of the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University 24 (1996): 61-76.

Chapter of the same name appears in Jesus Christ for Today’s World. German original as “Jesus zwischen Juden und Christen,” Evangelische Theologie 55:1 (1995): 49-63.

“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.

“The Resurrection of Christ: Hope for the World,” in Resurrection Reconsidered, ed. Gavin D’Costa, 73-86 (Oxford: Oneworld, 1996).


“Come, Creator Spirit, and Renew Life: A Theological Meditation on the ‘Life-Giving Spirit’,” Louvain Studies 22:1 (1997): 3-14.

Also in The Source of Life, 38-42. Wakefield lists a version in Orientierung 6 (1995), though I haven’t been able to locate a citation for this.

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

“In the End, All is God’s: Is Belief in Hell Obsolete?,” trans. by Paul F. Zahl, Sewanee Theological Review 40:2 (1997): 232-34.

=? “The End of Everything is God: Has Belief in Hell Had Its Day?,” Expository Times 108:9 (1997): 263-64.

“The Future of Theology.” OPEN ACCESS.

Apparently a translation of an article that appeared in Christ und Sozialist (1997). I have not been able to find any more information on this, however.

“Wrestling with God: A Personal Meditation,” Christian Century 114:23 (1997): 726-29.

A chapter by the same name appears in The Source of Life.


“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).

“Homecoming for Abraham’s and Sarah’s Children and Augustine’s Lonely Soul,” Dialog 37:4 (1998): 277-81.

“In the End, God,” trans. by John Bowden, in Is the World Ending? [=Concilium 4/1998] ed. Sean Freyne and Nicholas Lash, 116-25 (London: SCM, 1998).

Also (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1998). German original as “Im Ende–Gott,” Concilium (D) 34:4 (1998): 457-65 [Wakefield].

“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).

“Sabbath: Finish and Beginning,” Living Pulpit 7:2 (1998): 4-5.

“The Change of Values in the Western World,” CTI Reflections 1 (1998): 48-64.

This periodical is somewhat obscure. This first volume is published in Princeton, NJ, by the Center of Theological Inquiry (CTI). Wakefield and another source cites it as “Public Lecture Series 1997.” To complicate things a little further, the article appears with an alternative heading in the publication, that is, “The West’s Changing Values.” Also in A Passion for God’s Reign, 23-43; and God for a Secular Society, 73-91. Perhaps “Christianity and Western Values,” Theology: News and Notes, Fuller Seminary, October, 1996.

“The Theology of Our Liberation,” Theology Digest 45:1 (1998): 3-5.

From Wakefield, cannot confirm. As with other articles in the journal, this will be a summary of what Moltmann has written elsewhere.

“Unfinished Business,” Third Way 21:10 (1998): 12-16. OPEN ACCESS.


“Henriette Visser ‘T Hooft and Karl Barth,” trans. by Marianne M. Martin, Theology Today 55:4 (1999): 524-31.

German original as “Henriette Visser ‘T Hooft,” in Gotteslehrerinnen. Festschrift für Dorothee Sölle, ed. Luise Schottroff and Johannes Thiele, 169-79 (Stuttgart: Kreuz, 1989).

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

“Liberating and Anticipating the Future,” in Liberating Eschatology: Essays in Honor of Letty M. Russell. Ed. by Margaret A. Farley and Serene Jones, 189-208 (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1999).

“Nought for Your Comfort,” Third Way 22:9 (1999): 22-24. OPEN ACCESS.

In Wakefield and advertised on cover with alternative title, “Zero Worship.” Wakefield suggests a connection with “Das Jahr 2000–eine Nullnummer?” Evangelische Theologie 59:6 (1999): 468-71.

“The Wealth of Gifts of the Spirit and Their Christian Identity” [=Concilium 1, 1999], trans. by John Bowden, in Unanswered Questions, ed. Christoph Theobald and Dietmar Mieth, 30-35 (London: SCM, 1999).

German original as “Die Fülle der Geistesgaben und ihre christliche Identität,” Concilium 35:1 (1999): 33-37.

“Political Reconciliation,” in Religion, Politics, and Peace, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 17–31 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 1999).

“Resurrection: The Ground, Power and Goal of Our Hope,” trans. by John Bowden, in Two Thousand: Reality and Hope, ed. Virgil Elizondo and Jon Sobrino, 81-89 (London, SCM: 1999).

“The Triune God: Rich in Relationships,” The Living Pulpit 8:2 (1999): 4-5. OPEN ACCESS.

“Theologia reformata et semper reformanda,” trans. by Johanna Froehlich-Swartzentrueber, in Toward the Future of Reformed Theology: Tasks, Topics, Traditions,  ed. David Willis and Michael Welker, 120-35 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999).

A piece by the same name appears in Theologiai Szemle 5 (1995): 263-69 [in German? Czech?].

“Theology in the Project of Modernity,” in Theology and Corporate Conscience: Essays in Honor of Frederick Herzog, ed. M. Douglas Meeks, Moltmann, and Frederick R. Trost, 221-35 (Minneapolis, MN: Kirk House, 1999).

Also in A Passion for God’s Reign and God for a Secular Society. German original as “Theologie im Projekt der Moderne,” Evangelische Theologie 55:5 (1995): 402-15.

“What is a Theologian?,” Irish Theological Quarterly 64:2 (1999): 189-98.

Also in An Unexpected Prophet: What the 21st Century Can Learn from Youth Ministry, [ed. ?] 45-56 (Princeton: Princeton Theological Seminary, 2000). OPEN ACCESS; and in James L. Wakefield, Jürgen Moltmann: A Research Bibliography, xiii-xxiv (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2002).

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“Child and Childhood as Metaphors of Hope,” Theology Today 56:4 (2000): 592-603.

Also in Report of the First Penang Consultation on Child Theology, ed. John Collier [pp.?] (London: The Child Theology Movement, 2002). Translation of “Kind und Kindheit als Metaphern der Hoffnung,” Evangelische Theologie 60:2 (2000): 92-102. Later version in In the End–The Beginning, 3-18.

“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).

Wakefield lists another version in Transformation (April 1990): 7.1. I can’t find another citation, except for the one in The Care of Creation: Focusing Concern and Care, which doesn’t give any further information either.

“Godless Theology,” Christian Century 117:36 (2000): 1328-34. OPEN ACCESS.

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

“Is There Life after Death?,” in The End of the World and the Ends of God: Science and Theology on Eschatology, ed. John Polkinghorne and Michael Welker, 238-55 (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity International, 2000).

Perhaps related to Is There Life after Death? Another essay with the same name appears in If I Should Die, ed. Leroy S. Rouner, 53-67 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001). All also likely related to “Gibt es ein Leben nach dem Tod?” in Sterben und Tod: im Sommersemester 1997, ed. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 151-64 (Heidelberg: HVA, 1998).

“Lived Theology: An Intellectual Biography,” Asbury Theological Journal 55:1 (2000): 9-13. OPEN ACCESS.

Another version appears as “A Lived Theology,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, in Shaping a Theological Mind: Theological Context and Methodology, ed. Darren C. Marks, 87-95 (Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2002).

“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).

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“Praying and Watching,” in An Unexpected Prophet: What the 21st Century Can Learn from Youth Ministry, [ed. ?] 33-44 (Princeton: Princeton Theological Seminary, 2000). OPEN ACCESS.

“Progress and Abyss: Remembering the Future of the Modern World,” Review & Expositor 97:3 (2000): 301-314.

Also in St. Mary’s College, St. Andrew’s Bulletin 42 (2000): 44-61 [Wakefield]; 2000 Years and Beyond: Faith, Identity and the Common Era, ed. Paul Gifford, 16-34 (London: Routledge, 2003). German as “Fortschritt und Abgrund: Erinnerungen an die Zukunft der Modernen Welt,” Orientierung 65:1 (2001): 6-9; 65:2 (2001): 17-20.

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

“The Mission of the Spirit: The Gospel of Life,” in Mission: An Invitation to God’s Future, ed. Timothy Yates, 19-34 (Sheffield: Cliffe College Press, 2000).

“The Sabbath–the Feast of Creation,” Journal of Family Ministry 14:4 (2000): 38-44.

“What Is Time? And How Do We Experience It?” Dialogue 39:1 (2000): 27-34.

See the chapter of the same name in Science and Wisdom, 85-97. Wakefield suggests a connection to “Was ist die Zeit und wie erfahren wir sie?” Glauben und Denken 12 (1999): 139-53.


“Becoming Alive in the Holy Spirit: The Emerging Power of Life Today,” in University of St Thomas Center of Faith and Culture, Finding the Pulse of the Spirit Today: Proceedings of a Conference and Lecture Series to Celebrate the Year of the Holy Spirit in Preparation for the Christian Third Millennium, 78-90 (Houston, TX: University of St Thomas, 2001).

The Worldcat entry, which might be incorrect, has the title “Becoming alive in the Holy Spirit: The emerging theology of life today.”

“Double Predestination: The Elected Ones and the Crowd of the Condemned,” Bulletin of the Institute for Reformed Theology 2:2 (2001): 4-5.

“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.

See the chapter of the same name in Science and Wisdom, 141-57; also in Religion and Science, vol. 4, Human Actions at the Intersection of Religion and Science, ed. Sara Fletcher Harding and‎ Nancy Morvillo, [pp.?] (New York: Routledge, 2011).

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

An chapter with a similar name appears in God for a Secular Society, 92-116.

“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).

“Towards a Christian Theology for the Future of Humankind,” Yanjing Journal of Theology 1 (2001): 1-8.

It is unclear whether or not this article is in English. See also “Christian Theology for the Future of Humankind,” in Story Lines: Chapters on Thought, Word, and Deed: For Gabriel Fackre, ed. Gabriel J. Fackre and Skye Fackre Gibson [pp.?] (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 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.

“The Last Days Have Begun: Why Many Americans Read the Bible as a Coded Timetable of World History” [2002?]. OPEN ACCESS.

Translation of “Die Endzeit hat begonnen: Warum viele Amerikaner die Bibel als verschlüsselten Fahrplan der Weltgeschichte lesen,” Die Zeit 51 (2002). Previously available online.


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

“Foreword,” in Roger Hitching, The Church and Deaf People: A Study of Identity, Communication and Relationships with Special Reference to the Ecclesiology of Jürgen Moltmann [pp.?] (Carlisle, UK: Paternoster, 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).

“The Theological Basis of Human Rights,” in Semper Reformanda: World Alliance of Reformed Churches (2003?).

Previously available online. I don’t yet have any information on the date of the text, or its German original, so I have placed it in 2003, the earliest date that it is known to have been accessible online.

“Watching for God,” in Walking with God in a Fragile World, ed. James Langford and Leroy S. Rouner, 59-72 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).


“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,” trans. by Margaret Kohl, 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).

“Praying with Eyes Open,” trans. by Margaret Kohl [correction: recorded as Margot] in Loving God with Our Minds: The Pastor as Theologian: Essays in Honor of Wallace M. Alston, ed. Michael Welker and Cynthia A. Jarvis, 195-201 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 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).

“The Blessing of Hope: The Theology of Hope and the Full Gospel of Life,” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 13:2 (2005): 147-61.

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.

“Preface,” in Van Nam Kim, A Church of Hope: A Study of the Eschatological Ecclesiology of Jürgen Moltmann, vii-viii (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2005).

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

Transcript of “In God We Trust, In Us God Trusts: On Freedom and Security in a ‘Free World’,” lecture given at Spring Institute for Lived Theology, Charlottesville, VA, 2005.

Previously available online.

Transcript of “Reborn to a Living Hope: Personal Experience and Political Consciousness,” lecture given at Spring Institute for Lived Theology, Charlottesville, VA, 2005,

Transcript of “The New Earth in Which Justice Dwells: The Creative Spirit and Ecological Consciousness,” lecture given at Spring Institute for Lived Theology, Charlottesville, VA, 2005,

Transcript of “There is Enough for Everyone: The Spirit of Life and Social Consciousness,” lecture given at Spring Institute for Lived Theology, Charlottesville, VA, 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.

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“The Cross as Military Symbol for Sacrifice,” trans. by Ingeborg G. Larsen, in Cross Examinations: Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today, ed. Marit Trelstad, 259-63, 307 [notes] (Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2006).

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 [notes] (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).

Also in Experiences in Theology, 249-67.

“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.

Also in Compassionate Eschatology: The Future as Friend, ed. Ted Grimsrud and Michael Hardin, 219-29 (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2011).

“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).


“Darwin and the Interpretation of Natural History,” lecture given at 43rd Annual Meeting of the Wesleyen Theological Society, Duke Divinity School, March 2008. OPEN ACCESS.

“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. OPEN ACCESS.

“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; Divine Grace and Emerging Creation: Wesleyan Forays in Science and Theology of Creation, ed. Thomas Jay Oord, 106-21 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2009).

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


“Creation out of Nothing,” in Creation and Humanity: The Sources of Christian Theology, ed. Ian A. McFarland, 65-72 (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2009).

Excerpt from God in Creation, 86-93.

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

“From The Trinity and the Kingdom,” in The Holy Spirit: Classic and Contemporary Readings, ed. Eugene F. Rogers, Jr., 209-14 (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).

Excerpt from The Trinity and the Kingdom [pp.?].

“God will Transform: Destructive Judgement is a Godless Picture” (2009).

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“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).

“The Gospel of the Judgement and New Creation of All Things” (2009).

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“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).

A German version appears as “Werden alle gerettet oder nur Wenige? Ein unvollendbares Gespräch zwischen Gnadenerfahrung und Glaubensentscheidung,” in Rationalität im Gespräch – Christoph Schwöbel zum 60. Geburtstag: philosophische und theologische Perspektiven, ed. Markus Mühling, 187-? (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2016).

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“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.

This is mistakenly listed as a book on Worldcat.


“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.

“Ecumenical Spirituality – As We Already Know It: An Abridged Version of the Discussion between Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann at the Second Ecumenical Kirchentag (Church Congress) in Munich in 2010,” in Human Trafficking [= Concilium 2011/3], ed. Hille Haker,‎ Lisa Sowle Cahill,‎ and Elaine Wainwright, [pp.?] (London: SCM, 2011).

“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.

Video version available at Also in Science and Religion in the Twenty-First Century: The Boyle Lectures at St Mary Le-Bow, ed. Russell Re Manning and Michael Byrne, 129-40 (London: SCM, 2013).

“On a Culture of Life in the Dangers of This Time” in Living Theology: Essays Presented to Dirk J. Smit on His Sixtieth Birthday, ed. Len Hansen, Nico Koopman, and Robert Vosloo, [pp.?] (Wellington, South Africa: Bible Media, 2011).

Also in Procedia – Social and Behavourial Sciences 77, Selected Papers of Beijing Forum 2010 (2013): 175-9, OPEN ACCESSJust Peace: Ecumenical, Intercultural, and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed. Fernando Enns and Annette Mosher, 32-39 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013). A longer version appears in Ethics of Hope, 45-69; and The Economy of Salvation: Essays in Honor of M. Douglas Meeks, ed. Jürgen Moltmann, Timothy R. Eberhart, and Matthew W. Charlton (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2016), 156-?.

“The Church in the Power of the Spirit,” in The Holy Spirit in the World Today, ed. Jane Williams, 14-28 (London: Alpha International, 2011).

“The Future of Creation: The Theology of Creation and Evolution,” in God and World: Theology of Creation from Scientific and Ecumenical Standpoints, ed. Tomasz Trafny and Armand Puig i Tàrrech, [pp.?] (Vatican City: Libreria editrice vaticana, 2011).

“The Resurrection and the Future of Jesus Christ,” in The Modern Theologians Reader, ed. David F. Ford and Michael Higton [pp.?] (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).

This is an excerpt from one of Moltmann’s earlier writings, but I don’t have access to the book so I can check.

“Trinitarian Theology of the Cross,” in The Modern Theologians Reader, ed. David F. Ford and Michael Higton [pp.?] (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).

This is an excerpt from one of Moltmann’s earlier writings, but I don’t have access to the book so I can check.


“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.

“The Church in the Power of the Spirit,” in A Reader in Ecclesiology, ed. Bryan P. Stone, 223-24 (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012).

Excerpt from The Church in the Power of the Spirit, [pp.?].

“The Spirit of Life,” in The Spirit in Creation and New Creation: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms, ed. Michael Welker, 65-78 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012).


“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).

Letter to Wyatt Houtz (2013). OPEN ACCESS.

“Political Theology in Ecumenical Contexts,” in Political Theology: Contemporary Challenges and Future Directions, ed. Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, Klaus Tanner, and Michael Welker, 1-11 (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2013).

“The Trinity and the Kingdom,” in Christian Social Teachings: A Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present, 2nd ed., ed. George W. Forell, 509-? (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2013).

Excerpt from The Trinity and the Kingdom [pp.?]

“We Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins, but Who Justifies the Victim?,” in Comfortable Words: Essays in Honor of Paul F. M. Zahl, ed. Todd Brewer and John D. Koch, Jr., 125-30 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013).


“Foreword,” in Brock Bingaman, All Things New: The Trinitarian Nature of the Human Calling in Maximus the Confessor and Jürgen Moltmann, ix-x (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014).

Letter to Ben Merritt (2014). OPEN ACCESS.

“The Passibility or Impassibility of God: Answers to J. K. Mozley’s ‘Six Necessary Questions’,” in Anthony Clarke and Andrew Moore, ed., Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes, 108-19 (Oxford: OUP, 2014).

 A chapter with the same English name appears in Hoffen und Denken, from p.159.


“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.

Earlier version as lecture given at Yale Centre for Faith and Culture, September, 2012, also available.

“European Political Theology,” in The Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Theology, ed. Craig Hovey and Elizabeth Phillips, 3-22 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

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

“Is God Incarnate in All That Is?,” in Incarnation: On the Scope and Depth of Christology, ed. Niels Henrik Gregersen, 119-32 (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2015).

Letter to Wipf & Stock (2015). OPEN ACCESS.

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


“Acceptance,” in Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People, ed. Charles E. Moore, 171-74 (Walden, NY: Plough, 2016).

Excerpt from The Passion for Life, 27-33.

“Preface: ‘In Praise of Friendship’,” in The Economy of Salvation: Essays in Honor of M. Douglas Meeks, ed. Jürgen Moltmann, Timothy R. Eberhart, and Matthew W. Charlton, vii-viii (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2016).

“The Birth of God and the Resurrection of Life,” in In the Fullness of Time: Essays on Christology, Creation, and Eschatology in Honor of Richard Bauckham, ed. Daniel M. Gurtner, Grant Macaskill, and Jonathan T. Pennington, 17-28 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016).

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.

“‘Thinking Means Transcending’: On the Philosophy and Theology of Hope,” in Hope: Claremont Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, Conference 2014, ed. Ingolf U. Dalferth and Marlene A. Block, 229-45 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016).

Probably a translation of “Hoffen und Denken: ‘Denken heißt überschreiten’,” in Hoffen und Denken: Beiträge zur Zukunft der Theologie (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Theologie, 2016), 135-? English video available at Possibly reprinted in The Living God and the Fullness of Life, 177-90.


“Expectations,” in Envisioning the Good Life: Essays on God, Life, and Human Flourishing in Honour of Miroslav Volf, ed. Matthew Croasmun, Zoran Grozdanov, and Ryan McCannally-Linz, 128-35 (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2017).

“Foreword,” in Steven D. Aguzzi, Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism: A Way Beyond Replacement Theology, ix-x (New York: Routledge, 2017).

Letter to Stephen Morrison (2017). OPEN ACCESS.

“‘Living God, Renew and Transform Us’ – 26th General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, in Leipzig, Germany, 29 June to 07 July 2017,” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 73:1 (2017), (OPEN ACCESS).

Also as “‘Living God, Renew and Transform Us’,” Reformed World 67:1 (2017): 42-55. OPEN ACCESS.

“The Election of Grace: Barth on the Doctrine of Predestination,” in Reading the Gospels with Karl Barth, ed. Daniel L. Migliore, 1-15 (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017).

Video version available at

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

Translation of “Die unvollendete Reformation. Ungelöste Probleme – ökumenische Antworten,” Evangelische Theologie 77:4 (2017): 247-57. An abridged version appears as “The Incomplete Reformation: Unsolved Problems, Ecumenical Answers?,” trans. by Francis McDonagh, in Reformation: A Global Perspective [ = Concilium 2017/2], ed. Marie-Theres Wacker, Felix Wilfred, Andres Torres Queiruga, 121-29 (London: SCM, 2017): “This is a shortened version of a lecture I gave on 23 January 2017 at the invitation of the Protestant and Catholic theology departments in Münster. I have left out the section on the ‘common meal of Christ’ because I agreed with Karl Rahner and still believe that with the 1982 Lima ecumenical Statements on Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry unity is now possible” (129n.1).

Jürgen Moltmann, et al., “Tribute, Hope and Reconciliation,” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 73:1 (2017), (OPEN ACCESS).


“Foreword,” trans. by Cameron Coombe, for Stephen Morrison’s Jurgen Moltmann in Plain English (OPEN ACCESS, only available online).

“Personal Recollections of James H. Cone,” ed. and trans. by Steffen Lösel, Theology Today 75:3 (2018): 277-280.

“What is Theology for?” letter for CGST magazine, trans. by Richard Keith, Karl Barth for Dummies (OPEN ACCESS).

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Téofilo Cabestrero and Moltmann, “A Conversation with Jürgen Moltmann,” in Faith: Conversations with Contemporary Theologians, ed. Cabestrero, trans. by Donald D. Walsh, 121-38 (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1980).

Original Spanish in Téofilo Cabestrero, Conversaciones sobre la fe (Salamanca, Spain: Ediciones Sígueme, 1977).

“Theologian Moltmann on Ecumenism, World Council of Churches, and the Peace Movement,” Horizon: A Publication of the Kentuckiana Interfaith Community 5 (1983): 3-6.

Wakefield, cannot confirm.

Miroslav Volf, “Communities of Faith and Radical Discipleship: An Interview with Jürgen Moltmann,” The Christian Century 100:8 (1983): 246–49.

Previously available online. Also in Communities of Faith and Radical Discipleship, 3-12.

A. J. Conyers, “CT Talks to Jürgen Moltmann,” Christianity Today (March 20, 1987): 67.

Craig A. Thomas, “Theologian Sees Joy in Existence, Hope in Suffering,” Kalamazoo Gazette (10 October 1988): B1, 2.

“Talk-Back Session with Jürgen Moltmann,” Asbury Theological Journal 48:1 (1993): 39-48. OPEN ACCESS.

Christopher A. Hall, “Stubborn Hope,” Christianity Today 37:1 (1993): 30-33.

Interview with Florian Berndt. OPEN ACCESS.

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A NOTE ON CITATIONS: In this section, sources are most often cited according to who uploaded them on the Internet. Alternative citations, acknowledging speakers involved in the media, might be required if referring to these in an academic context.

“Directives for Theological Reflection,” cassette recording, Thesis Theological Cassettes 2:12 (1971).

See the Worldcat entry here.

“The Doctrine of the Trinity,” Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary (Trenton, NJ: Princeton Theological Seminary, 1979).

Available online at

“Diaconal Congregation,” cassette recording, 28 minutes, Thesis Theological Cassettes 11:11 (1980).

See the Worldcat entry here.

“The Parchman Endowed Lectures, Baylor University,” 2000, MP3,;

“God’s Unfinished Future: Jurgen Moltmann Part 1,” 2007, video, 1:25:44,

“God’s Unfinished Future: Jurgen Moltmann Part 2,” 2007, video, 1:11:43,

“God’s Unfinished Future: Panel Discussion,” 2007, video, 56:50,

Trinity Church, “God’s Unfinished Future: Jurgen Moltmann Interview,” 2007, video, 17:42,

“A Question of Theology” (2007, Original Title Unavailable). Audio and video.

“The Vital Power of Hope” (2007). Audio and video.

“The Emergent Village Theological Conversation 2009,” uploaded by Tony Jones at

Various excerpts have been posted to YouTube by Ben Merritt (“The Moltmanniac”): Rethinking Omnipotence with Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann Atheism and theism are outside of the TrinityJürgen Moltmann on Theological Method and SystemsJürgen Moltmann The Crucifixion of ReligionJürgen Moltmann on CommunityJürgen Moltmann on the End Times and DispensationalismMoltmann on God’s Hearing of Our Prayer and Praying for the DeadMoltmann on Quoting the Bible in the Gay DebatesJürgen Moltmann – Praying “Abba Dear Father”Jürgen Moltmann on War and Peace – Turning Swords into PloughsharesJürgen Moltmann on the Question of HomosexualityJürgen Moltmann on Atonement and JustificationJürgen Moltmann – The Crucifixion of ReligionJürgen Moltmann – Protest HopeJürgen Moltmann – How does the suffering God give us hope?

Emory University, “Lecture by Jurgen Moltmann at Emory University” [“Sun of Righteousness, Arise!”], YouTube video, 1:14:06, posted 21 November 2011,

“The lecture by Jurgen Moltmann at Reformation Day 2011 at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Lecture title is “”Sun of Righteousness, Arise!” The Justification of Sinners and Victims, from Martin Luther to Martin Luther King”. Candler School of Theology — Pitts Theology Library —” =

Lecture [“Hope and the Sad Sin of Despair”?] at Catalyst Live, November 2013, video, 32:33,

Yale Divinity School, “Theology of Joy: Jürgen Moltmann & Miroslav Volf,” YouTube video, 25:43, posted 14 August 2014,

“One day after the first Yale Center for Faith & Culture Theology of Joy consultation in Tübingen (funded by the John Templeton Foundation), Miroslav Volf engages his Doktorvater, Jürgen Moltmann, on some of the most fundamental questions of Moltmann’s work. Where does joy come from? Whence hope? Who is God?” See the shorter excerpt at

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, “Vita e Pensiero, 10 parole per 100 anni. Jürgen Moltmann,” YouTube video, 2:34, posted 31 October 2014, .

Italian and English. “Tre giornate di dialogo (22-23-24 ottobre 2014) promosse dall’Università Cattolica e da ‘Vita e Pensiero’ per celebrare i 100 anni della rivista attraverso 10 parole chiave: un occasione per fare il punto, attraverso la voce di intellettuali italiani e internazionali, sul “bisogno di Dio”, la chiave del dialogo tra Chiesa e mondo, il ruolo dell’Università nello scenario contemporaneo” (Three days of dialogue (22-23-24 October 2014) promoted by the Catholic University and “Vita e Pensiero” to celebrate 100 years of the magazine through 10 key speeches: an opportunity to take stock, through the voice of intellectuals Italian and international, on the “need for God”, the key to dialogue between the church and the world, and the role of the university in the contemporary scene).

festivalbiblico, “Per una svolta ecologica della teologia,” YouTube video, 2:24, posted 31 May 2015,,

Italian and English. “Il teologo della speranza, Jurgen Moltmann, a Vicenza racconta il futuro ecologico dell’uomo in una delle lezioni più attese di tutto il Festival” (The theologian of hope, Jürgen Moltmann, recounts the ecological future of humanity in Vicenza. This is one of the most anticipated lectures of the entire festival).

the moltmanniac, “Theology of Hope: The Church in the World (Love: The Foundation of Hope, Part 4),” YouTube video, 14:51, posted 18 July 2015,

“Four Part Trinity Institute video series from 1988 in honor of Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel. Published here with permission of Trinity Wall Street Parish in New York City. /Part IV: Theology of Hope: The Church in the World.”

the moltmanniac, “Theology of Hope: The Feminist Response (Love: The Foundation of Hope, Part 3),” YouTube video, 15:30, posted 18 July 2015,

“Four Part Trinity Institute video series from 1988 in honor of Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel. Published here with permission of Trinity Wall Street Parish in New York City. /Part III: Theology of Hope: The Feminist Response /View group discussion guide here:” This includes content by Moltmann.

the moltmanniac, “Theology of Hope: Critiques and Questions (Love: The Foundation of Hope, Part 2),” YouTube video, 15:15, posted 18 July 2015,

“Four Part Trinity Institute video series from 1987-88 in honor of Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel. Published with permission of Trinity Wall Street Parish in New York City. /Part II: Theology of Hope: Critiques and Questions /View group discussion guide here: /Trinity Church website:”

the moltmanniac, “Jürgen Moltmann: A Theology of Hope (Love: The Foundation of Hope, Part 1),” YouTube video, 12:31, posted 18 July 2015,–Ic3I.

“Four Part Trinity Institute video series from 1988 in honor of Jürgen Moltmann and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel. Published here with permission of Trinity Wall Street Parish in New York City. /Part I: Jürgen Moltmann: A Theology of Hope /For detailed notes and a group discussion guide visit:”

the moltmanniac, “Moltmann: ‘Contestation’ over cheap reconciliation,” YouTube video, 1:34, posted 18 July 2015,

“Bonus track from ‘Love: The Foundation of Hope’.”

Yale Center for Faith and Culture, “Jürgen Moltmann – Expectation and Human Flourishing,” YouTube video, 22:40, posted 4 August 2015,

“Pray and watch with open eyes. Presenting a paper from a YCFC conference, Jürgen Moltmann contrasts undetermined with concrete expectations, and explores the nature of expectation in looking to the divine future, to birth, and to death.”

World Council of Churches, “Prof. Moltmann at the WCC: Lecture on the Future of Theology,” YouTube video, 1:16:09, posted 14 January 2016,

Launch of The Living God and the Fullness of Life.

Robert0063, “God The Mother,” YouTube video, 4:03, 3 April 2016,

Dion Forster, “An interview with Jürgen Moltmann by Selina Palm VLOG 63,” YouTube video, 37:40, posted 5 April 2017,, transcript accessible at

University of Pretoria, “Faculty of Theology Theology [sic] Cloud Of Witnesses Prof Moltmann Public Lecture,” YouTube video, 1:32:51, posted 15 April 2017,

Abbreviated version: University of Pretoria, “Faculty of Theology Public lecture [‘Cloud of Witnesses’] by honorary doctorate Prof Jürgen Moltmann,” YouTube video, 104:51, posted 26 April 2017,

World Communion of Reformed Churches, “Moltmann: Non-violent revolutions are possible,” YouTube video, 4:17, posted 29 June 2017,

“Interview with Jürgen Moltmann, was [sic] one of the keynote speakers of the WCRC General Council 2017, held in Leipzig, Germany. This interview was conducted by Stephen Brown and Marcelo Schneider.” = Unsere Kirche, “Jürgen Moltmann: Gewaltlose Revolutionen sind möglich,” YouTube video, 4:17, posted 21 July 2017, The video and audio are identical, except for this one having subtitles in German.

Richard Dawson Moderator PCANZ, excerpt from WCRC 2017, video, 2:03, posted 1 July 2017,

“At 91 the theologian Jürgen Moltmann is still contributing both eagerly and effectively to the Church’s life and he did so yesterday at the afternoon session of the WCRC Council meeting here in Leipzig. What a treat. I will try to find and post a copy of his presentation shortly. See”

Christoph Bucherer, “Who is God for you? Jürgen Moltmann with Miroslav Volf,” YouTube video, 4:17, posted 9 August 2017,

First Presbyterian Church of Libertyville, “Jürgen Moltmann–‘You Are Known’,” YouTube video, 3:40, posted 2 October 2017,

Lecture at “Unfinished Worlds: Jürgen Moltmann at 90” Conference, Candler School of Theology, 19-20 October 2017, video, 1:41:12,

Moltmann’s response to the papers:

INaSEC, “Jürgen Moltmann, Jewish and Christian Theology after Auschwitz,” YouTube video, 1:06:50, posted 24 June 2018,

中國神學研究院 China Graduate School of Theology, “Public Lecture: A Culture Of Life In The Dangers Of Our Time (Speaker: Prof. Jürgen Moltmann)” [lecture in English, with Chinese subtitles], YouTube video, 1:07:26, posted 28 June 2018,

中國神學研究院 China Graduate School of Theology, “熱愛生命 休戚與共 — 莫特曼教授(Prof. Jürgen Moltmann)專訪” [interview in English, with Chinese subtitles], YouTube video, 29:34, posted 2 July 2018,

E2 Studio, “莫尔特曼纪录片《生命之路》The Way of Life ( a documentary of Jürgen Moltmann)” [documentary in German and English, with Chinese and English subtitles], YouTube video, 1:01:08, posted 30 October 2019,

World Council of Churches, “Lecture and book launch by Jürgen Moltmann,” YouTube video, 1:42:58, posted 2 December 2019,

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