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Theology in a Global Context: The Last Two Hundred Years
by Hans Schwarz
In an increasingly global world, context becomes more important than ever. As our national and international narratives intertwine, untangling them can become a difficult task, especially in the field of theology. In this book, Hans Schwarz leads us into the web of Christian theology's recent past from Kant to Schleiermacher to Mbiti and Zizioulas, pointing out all the ...more
Paperback, 615 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Eerdmans
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“ . . . I thought that . . . the story should be told of this kind of interconnectedness between centuries and continents, which in the twenty-first century has become global, extending to Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Australia. Presenting approximately 400 hundred lectures in twenty countries on five continents and guiding some thirty doctorial students from many parts of the world in their research has also sensitized me to the fact that Christian theology has become a worldwide endeavor. ...more
A useful summary which provides both context and content for a wide range of theological figures/movements. Especially good in addressing the German scene over the past 200 years (perhaps weaker in the analysis of more recent global developments).
Hans Schwarz (DrTheol, Erlangen University), the author or editor of over fifty books, is professor of systematic theology and contemporary theological issues at the University of Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany. He previously taught at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Ohio.More about Hans Schwarz...