Advent

Hello Moltmanniac friends. Today’s selection comes from The Source of Life: The Holy Spirit and the Theology of Life in his chapter called “A Meditation on Hope.” I’ve been recalibrating my understanding of hope in the last few years, and if there is any declaration of hope I find most…

Merry almost Christmas, Moltmanniacs! In the spirit of the season, today’s selection comes from The Way of Jesus Christ in a section where Moltmann discusses the virgin birth. Because here is the thing: that particular ship has gone fairly off the rails, to the point that we no longer know…

Happy Moltmann Monday on this second week of Advent. Our selection comes from The Coming of God. Usually, I tend to stick to nativity/birth themes for Advent and leave the eschatology stuff for another time. This year I find myself thinking a lot about the “end of the world,” so…

Hello friends! As yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent, today’s Moltmann Monday excerpt comes from The Way of Jesus Christ in a section on Jesus as Messiah: Who is this ‘son of man?’ Initially he was quite simply ‘the son of a human being,’ a particular example of the…

In a couple of weeks, Christians around the world will enter the season of Advent, where we wait for the Light as we walk toward Christmas. Waiting is difficult because it requires us to acknowledge we do not have control over the future. Waiting on God is vulnerable before it can be…

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