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Lohfink, Gerhard 1934-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 752 publications in 10 languages and 7,933 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sermons  Meditations 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Commentator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gerhard Lohfink
 
Most widely held works by Gerhard Lohfink
Jesus of Nazareth : what He wanted, who He was by Gerhard Lohfink( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was Jesus? A prophet? There have been many of those. A miracle-worker? A radical revolutionary? A wise teacher? There have been many of these, too. In his latest book, renowned Scripture scholar Gerhard Lohfink asks, What is unique about Jesus of Nazareth, and what did he really want? Lohfink engages the perceptions of the first witnesses of his life and ministry and those who handed on their testimony. His approach is altogether historical and critical, but he agrees with Karl Barth's statement that "historical criticism has to be more critical." Lohfink takes seriously the fact that Jesus was a Jew and lived entirely in and out of Israel's faith experiences but at the same time brought those experiences to their goal and fulfillment. The result is a convincing and profound picture of Jesus
Jesus and community : the social dimension of Christian faith by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

51 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The church considered as the community of the people of God
The Bible: now I get it! : a form-criticism handbook by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

90 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Populair-wetenschappelijke inleiding in de "Formgeschichte" die de verschillende literaire genres doorvorst om strekking en draagwijdte van afzonderlijke gedeelten beter te kunnen bepalen
Does God need the church? : toward a theology of the people of God by Gerhard Lohfink( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gerhard Lohfink examines Israel's theology, Jesus' praxis, the experience of the early Christian communities, and the current situation in the churches. What emerges is a history involving God and the world."--BOOK JACKET
No irrelevant Jesus : on Jesus and the church today by Gerhard Lohfink( )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Jesus relevant for today? If you think not, don't bother with this book. But if you think that Jesus might have something to say to today's world, which Jesus comes to mind? Is he "gentle Jesus, meek and mild," offering individual salvation but with no message for a suffering world? Is he to be remembered as a Zealot fighting for a hopeless cause or as an outstanding rabbi? Was he a prophet in the long series of Israel's prophets or a religious founder like Muhammad or Gautama? Or was Jesus unique, a man utterly consumed by zeal for the reign of God, by the "fierce urgency of now," the leader of a movement dedicated to God's cause but committed to nonviolence and living for others? If we seek him, can we find him in the churches? In No Irrelevant Jesus, Gerhard Lohfink, author of the acclaimed Jesus of Nazareth, explores these questions and offers a resounding yes to the relevance of Jesus today
The conversion of St. Paul : narrative and history in Acts by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naherwartung, Auferstehung, Unsterblichkeit : Untersuchungen zur christlichen Eschatologie by Gisbert Greshake( Book )

31 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in German and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is this all there is? : on resurrection and eternal life by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is the Christian hope for resurrection still alive or has it become tired? How can we talk about the Resurrection today? Gerhard Lohfink takes up the question of death and resurrection in this new book. He argues against the dazzling array of today's ideas and expectations and seeks his answers in Scripture, the Christian tradition, and human reason. With his characteristically gentle but clear language, he reveals the power of Christian resurrection, showing it is not about events that lie in the distant future but rather occurrences incomprehensively close to us. They were long since begun and they will embrace us fully in our own death."--Amazon.com
Die Himmelfahrt Jesu; Untersuchungen zu den Himmelfahrts- und Erhöhungstexten bei Lukas by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

16 editions published in 1971 in German and Germanic and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sammlung Israels : eine Untersuchung zur lukanischen Ekklesiologie by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in German and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulus in den neutestamentlichen Spätschriften : zur Paulusrezeption im Neuen Testament( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiefenpsychologie und keine Exegese : eine Auseinandersetzung mit Eugen Drewermann by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wie hat Jesus Gemeinde gewollt? : zur gesellschaftlichen Dimension des christlichen Glaubens by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulus vor Damaskus. Arbeitsweisen der neueren Bibelwissenschaft dargestellt an den Texten Apg 9, 1-19; 22, 3-21; 26, 9-18 by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in German and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of God goes on by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wem gilt die Bergpredigt? : Beiträge zu einer christlichen Ethik by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studien zum Neuen Testament by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Letzte Tag Jesu : die Ereignisse der Passion by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in German and Italian and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last day of Jesus : an enriching portrayal of the passion by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in German and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Tod ist nicht das letzte Wort : Meditationen by Gerhard Lohfink( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jesus and community : the social dimension of Christian faith
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Does God need the church? : toward a theology of the people of God
Alternative Names
Gerhard Lohfink deutscher katholischer Theologe und Hochschullehrer

Gerhard Lohfink Duits priester

Gerhard Lohfink German priest and theologian

Gerhard Lohfink tysk professor

Lohfink, G.

Lohfink, G. 1934-

Lohfink, G. (Gerhard)

Lohfink, G. (Gerhard), 1934-

Lohfink, Gerhard

Lohfink, Gerhart

로프휜크, 게르하르트 1934-

로핑크, G. 1934-

로핑크, 게르하르트 1934-

로휭크. 겔르하르트 1934-

ローフィンク, ゲルハルト

Languages
German (252)

English (48)

Spanish (25)

Italian (18)

French (17)

Polish (5)

Hungarian (4)

Korean (4)

Dutch (4)

Germanic (1)