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Ethics of hope

Author: Jürgen Moltmann
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Fortress Press edView all editions and formats
"For a time of peril, world-renowned theologian Jr̮gen Moltmann offers an ethical framework for the future. Long distinguished as the architect of political theology and father of the theology of hope, Moltmann has shown how hope in the future decisively reconfigures the present and shapes our understanding of central Christian convictions, from creation to New Creation. Now, in an era of unprecedented scientific  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Moltmann
ISBN: 9780800698584 0800698584
Language Note: Translated from the German.
OCLC Number: 738360386
Description: xv, 271 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Eschatology and ethics. Introduction --
Apocalyptic eschatology --
Christological eschatology --
Separatist eschatology --
Transformative eschatology --
Part 2. An ethics of life. A culture of life --
Medical ethics --
Part 3. Earth ethics. In the space of the earth, what is the earth? --
The time of the earth --
Ecology --
Earth ethics --
Part 4. Ethics of just peace. Criteria for forming a judgment --
Divine and human righteousness and justice --
Dragon slaying and peacemaking in Christianity --
Control is good, trust is better : liberty and security in the "free world" --
The righteousness of God and human and civil rights --
Part 5. Joy in God : aesthetic counterpoints. Sabbath : the feast of creation --
The jubilation of Christ's resurrection --
"And peace in the midst of strife."
Other Titles: Ethik der Hoffnung.
Responsibility: Jürgen Moltmann ; translated by Margaret Kohl.


A creative and programmatic work, Ethics of Hope is a realistic assessment of the human prospect, as well as its imperatives, from one who stakes everything on Gods promise to rescue life from the  Read more...
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