Preface I. THE PLACE OF THEOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY 1. Professing Theology in the State University David Ray Griffin 2. Critical Theology as a University Discipline Gordon D. Kaufman 3. God: The Last Taboo? Science, God, and the University Hans Kung 4. Theology in the University: The Question of Integrity Schubert M. Ogden 5. The Task of Systematic Theology in the Contemporary University Wolfhart Pannenberg II. THEOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY, AND THE COMMON GOOD 6. The University and the Common Good Joseph C. Hough Jr. 7. Toward an Emancipatory Wisdom Catherine Keller 8. John Cobb's Trinity: Implications for the University Marjorie Suchocki III. HISTORICAL-DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS 9. Total Abyss and Theological Rebirth: The Crisis of University Theology Thomas J.J. Altizer 10. Theology and Rhetoric in the University William A. Bearslee 11. Protestant Theology and the Modern Ideal of Knowledge Jack Verheyden IV. APPENDICES A. John B. Cobb Jr.: A Theological Biography David Ray Grffin B. A Bibliography of the Writings of John B. Cobb Jr. List of Contributors Index
David Ray Griffin is Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the School of Theology at Claremont and Claremont Graduate School, Executive Director of the Center for Process Studies, and founding president of the Center for a Postmodern World. He is the author of God and Religion in the Postmodern World; Varieties of Postmodern Theology (with William A. Beardslee and Joe Holland); and Primordial Truth and Postmodern Theology (with Huston Smith); and the editor of Sacred Interconnections: Postmodern Spirituality, Political Economy, and Art; Physics and the Ultimate Significance of Time; The Reenchantment of Science; and Spirituality and Society, all published by SUNY Press. Joseph C. Hough, Jr. is Dean of the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Black Power and White Protestants; Christian Identity and Theological Education (with John B. Cobb, Jr.); and is the editor of Beyond Clericalism: The Congregation as a Focus for Theological Education (with Barbara Wheeler).