The first part of this book includes a description of theology today; What is theology? Where has it come from? What forces are shaping it now? Using the theological method of Bernard Lonergan, this book provides the perfect compass to help the reader find meaning of contemporary theology. The second part of the book provides an introduction to the work of leading theologians of the late 20th century, including: Karl Rahner, Hans Kung, Leonardo Boff, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Dorothee Soelle, Rosemary Radford Reuther, Elizabeth Johnson and John Meyerdorff.