By Stanley J. Grenz,Roger E. Olson

Recipient of a Christianity Today 1993 Critics' selection Award!

Now in paperback! Stanley Grenz and Roger Olson supply during this textual content a sympathetic creation to twentieth-century theology and a severe survey of its major thinkers and hobbies. Of specific curiosity is their try to exhibit how twentieth-century theology has moved backward and forward among simple techniques: God's immanence and God's transcendence.

Their survey profiles such towering figures in modern theology as Karl Barth, Rudolf Bultmann, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Reinhold Niebuhr, Paul Tillich, Jurgen Moltmann and Wolfhart Pannenberg. It opinions major hobbies like neo-orthodoxy, method theology, liberation theology and theology of wish. And it assesses contemporary advancements in feminist theology, black theology, new Catholic theology, narrative theology and evangelical theology. An imperative instruction manual for anyone attracted to latest theological landscape.

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