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Braaten, Carl E. (b. 1929)

  1. Alberto L. García

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0184

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

García, A. L. 2011. Braaten, Carl E. (b. 1929). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Carl E. Braaten was born on January 3, 1929, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a world-renowned systematic theologian and prolific author, who has distinguished himself as a theologian of hope in the areas of Christology, Catholic Evangelical ecumenism, and mission theology.


  • Braaten, Carl E. (b. 1929);
  • world-renowned systematic theologian, prolific author;
  • theologian of hope, christology, catholic ecumenism;
  • seeing the church, as “mother of christian theology”;
  • pastor of lutheran church, of the Messiah;
  • Pannenberg's theology, to North America;
  • history and Hermeneutics