Thomas J. J. Altizer


Oriental Mysticism and Biblical Eschatology. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1961.218 pp.

Mircea Eliade and the Dialectic of the Sacred. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1963; Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1975.219 pp

Radical Theology and the Death of God, with William Hamilton.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966.202 pp.

The Gospel of Christian Atheism. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1966. 157 pp.

The Altizer-Montgomery Dialogue: A Chapter in the God Is Dead Contro-versy. Chicago: Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, 1967.96 pp.

The New Apocalypse: The Radical Christian Vision of William Blake. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1967.226 pp.

Toward a New Christianity: Readings in the Death of God Theology. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967.374 pp.

The Descent into Hell: A Study of the Radical Reversal of the Christian Consciousness. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1970; New York: Seabury, 1979.217 pp.

The Self-Embodiment of God. New York: Harper & Row, 1977; reprint, with an introduction by Jacob Neusner, Brown Classics in Judaica, Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1985.96 pp.

Total Presence: The Language of Jesus and the Language of Today. New York: Seabury, 1980.108 pp.

Deconstruction and Theology, with Max A. Meyers, Carl A. Raschke, Robert P. Scharlemann, Mark C. Taylor, and Charles E. Winquist. New York: Crossroad, 1982.178 pp.

History as Apocalypse. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1985.265 pp.

Genesis and Apocalypse: A Theological Voyage Toward Authentic Christianity. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox, 1990. 198 pp.

The Genesis of God: A Theological Genealogy. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox, 1993.200 pp.

The Contemporary Jesus. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Godhead and the Nothing, (forthcoming).


“Nirvana and Kingdom of God”, Journal of religion 43 (April 1963), pp.105-117.

“Creative negation in theology” , Christian Century 82 (July 7, 1965), pp.864-867.

“Theology response to the challenge of secularism”, Centennial Review 11, #4 (Fall 1967), pp.474-482.

“Catholic theology and the death of God”, Cross Currents 17 (1967), pp.271-282.

“Radical theology and political revolution”, Criterion 7 (Spring 1968), pp.5-10.

“Eternal Recurrence and Kingdom of God”, The new Nietzsche: Contemporary styles of interpretation, ed. D. Allison . N.Y.: Dell, 1977, pp.232-246.

“Nirvana as a negative image of God”,  Buddhist and Western philosophy, ed. N. Katz. New Delhi, 1981, pp.18-29.

“Satan as the Messiah of Nature”,  The whirlwind in culture: frontiers in theology, ed. D. Musser and J. Price. Bloomington, Ind.: Meyer-Stone Books, 1988, pp.119-134.

“The Beginning and Ending of Revelation” and “Reply: The self-Realization of Death”, Theology at the end of the century: a dialogue on the postmodern, ed. R.P. Scharlemann, Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1990, pp.76-109 and 130-135.

“Hegel and the Christian God”, Journal of the American Academy of Religion 59, #1 (Spring 1991), pp.71-91.

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