A Broad Place: An Autobiography

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SCM Press, 2007 - Theologians - 406 pages
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Among the most acclaimed and accomplished theologians of the last 100 years, Jurgen Moltmann is also one of the most popular. This autobiography will certainly be widely read in the churches and the academy and will shed light on the intellectual development of this enormously influential theologian. He has marked the history of theology after the Second World War in Europe and North America like no other. He is the most widely read, quoted, and translated theologian of our time. Now, after Jurgen Moltmann has celebrated his eightieth birthday, he looks back on a life engaged in and forging a Christian response to the tumult and opportunities of our time. In his autobiography Jurgen Moltmann tells his life story, from the Hamburg youth in the "alternative" parental home up to the present moment, and he reflects on the journey of his own theological development and creativity. A wide-ranging document alert to the deeper currents of his time and ours, A Broad Place is an entertaining reconsideration of a life full of intense experience and new beginnings.

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There is a lot of information about Jurgen Moltmann's incredible life, but unfortunately it makes for somewhat dry reading. If you are familiar with his work, which most people who read this probably ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Jurgen Moltmann is Professor of Systematic Theology Emeritus in the Protestant Faculty of the University of Tubingen, Germany.

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