5 Good Books for May

Jürgen Moltmann

Recommended by John Franke

In the late 1960’s German reformed theologian Jürgen Moltmann burst into global theological consciousness with his landmark volume, Theology of Hope. Since then he has produced a steady stream of creative and groundbreaking work that has earned him the rightful place as one of the most important theologians in the world.

These are five of his most significant works (all published in English translation by Fortress Press and listed in chronological order):

  • Theology of Hope (1967)
  • The Crucified God (1974)
  • The Spirit of Life (1992)
  • Experiences in Theology (2000)
  • A Broad Place: An Autobiography (2008) YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES