August 2015

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s excerpt is from The Spirit of Life, in a chapter where he’s talking about meditation and contemplation. I’ve bolded my two favorite parts: Christian meditation is not transcendental meditation. It is a meditation on an object. It is at its innermost heart meditatio passionis et mortis…

Hi friends, My next book is nearly here, and I am excited to say it’s being included in Paraclete Press’ summer sale this week! That means you can pre-order a copy for under $10, 45% off the cover price! That’s better than you’ll find anywhere, and you’ll get it the…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today I want to share an excerpt from Elizabeth Moltmann-Wendel’s book, I Am My Body. Yes, Moltmann has a rock star wife who also has a PhD in theology. Her book is accessible and readable, more of an overview and conversation starter. Of course, as you can…

Happy Moltmann Monday! I’m feeling philosophical today, so fair warning it gets a little nerdy here but this is all actually important to your lived life. So, here’s your selection from Experiences in Theology in his chapter on “The logic of promise:” Augustine rightly rejected creation in time (creatio in tempore)…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s excerpt is coming from a unique place- a hand-typed letter from Moltmann to Wyatt Houtz, known also around the interwebs as @PostBarthian. Can we talk about how unbelievably kind and amazing it is that Moltmann responds to so many people who write him? You can read the…

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