Tag Archives: Theology of the Cross

Ronald F. Thiemann on the Christian story

Christianity basically claims that the truth about God and the world is to be found in the story of the execution of a political prisoner at the hands of the Romans. This itinerant preacher who now becomes the crucified victim … Continue reading

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Luther on the Cross

He deserves to be called a theologian…who comprehends the visible and manifest things of God, seen through suffering and the cross. The “back” and visible things of God are placed in opposition to the invisible, namely, his human nature, weakness, … Continue reading

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Moltmann on the Cross

From Jurgen Moltmann’s “The Trinity and the Kingdom: The Doctrine of God”: The cross is at the center of the Trinity….No Trinity is conceivable without the Lamb, without the sacrifice of love, without the crucified Son. And from “The Crucified … Continue reading

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