A New Handbook of Christian Theologians

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-10-01
  • Publisher: Abingdon Pr

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In recent years, the flow of Christian theology has been channeled in diverse streams represented by such trends and movements as black theology, liberation theology, feminist theology, and womanist theology. To survey this abundance and diversity of current Christian theology, this book examines the theologies of representative theologians. Particularly to help students navigate the sea of information, the editors have identified various routes for reading, and have traced several threads or issues common to many of the essays, thus demarcating such recurrent concerns as the ways in which the theologians consider the sources and goals for theology, their variant assumptions and conclusions about the nature of God, their divergent approaches to understanding the person and purpose of the Christ, and their distinct expectations for the destiny of history and faith.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Routes for Readingp. 11
Thomas J. J. Altizerp. 15
Asian Theologiansp. 22
Karl Barthp. 49
Nicholas Berdyaevp. 60
Donald G. Bloeschp. 67
Leonardo Boffp. 74
Dietrich Bonhoefferp. 85
Emil Brunnerp. 99
John B. Cobb, Jr.p. 106
James Hal Conep. 118
Mary Dalyp. 127
Avery Dullesp. 135
Gerhard Ebelingp. 142
Hans W. Freip. 151
Langdon Gilkeyp. 158
David Ray Griffinp. 171
James M. Gustafsonp. 178
Gustavo Gutierrezp. 189
Charles Hartshornep. 200
Carl F. H. Henryp. 214
John Harwood Hickp. 221
Peter C. Hodgsonp. 229
Ada Maria Isasi-Diazp. 236
Eberhard Jungelp. 244
Gordon D. Kaufmanp. 253
Hans Kungp. 261
George Lindbeckp. 271
Sallie McFaguep. 278
Thomas Mertonp. 287
John Meyendorffp. 297
Jurgen Moltmannp. 304
Robert Cummings Nevillep. 317
H. Richard Niebuhrp. 324
Reinhold Niebuhrp. 331
Thomas C. Odenp. 340
Schubert M. Ogdenp. 346
Raymond (Raimundo) Panikkarp. 355
Wolfhart Pannenbergp. 363
Karl Rahnerp. 375
Paul Ricoeurp. 387
Rosemary Radford Ruetherp. 399
Edward Schillebeeckxp. 411
Juan Luis Segundop. 419
Jon Sobrinop. 427
Mark C. Taylorp. 434
Howard Thurmanp. 440
Paul Tillichp. 449
Thomas F. Torrancep. 460
David Tracyp. 468
Desmond Tutup. 479
Paul M. van Burenp. 489
Hans Urs von Balthasarp. 496
Cornel Westp. 505
Womanist Theologiansp. 513
Notes on the Contributorsp. 520
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