Moltmann, Jürgen (jûrˈgən mōltˈmən) [key], 1926–, German Protestant theologian. Moltmann was professor of systematic theology at Tübingen Univ. (1958–67). A prolific writer, he is best known for his trilogy, Theology of Hope (1964), The Crucified God (1972), and The Church in the Power of the Spirit (1975). He is a prominent spokesperson for the theology of hope.
See M. D. Meeks, Origins of the Theology of Hope (1974) and R. Bauckham, Moltmann (1987).
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