Active Hope

Author: Joanna Macy
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1577319729
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In a time of economical and environmental crisis, the authors reveal how, through active hope and a transformational mindset, people can face global crises without despair and play a personal role in the collective “Great Turning” toward a life-sustaining society. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.) Original.

Hope And Vanquished Reality

Author: Nguyen Xuan Phong
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1401021026
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The author writes that from his personal perspective this book is about hope. But it is also about a complex of historical, tumultuous, tragic and hopeful events that were not only played out in Viet-Nam but also on the world stage, in which he became a participant, from the time of the 1960s. The book is organized into Prologue, eleven chapters, and an Epilogue that relate historical events after which the author then forms conceptions related to hope. At the end of each chapter are "codas" which emerged as reflections-even meditations-on hope as the author was in the process of writing the book. At the end of the book are sections with a glossary of abbreviations, biographical data on both Vietnamese and foreign persons referred to in the book, and an annotated history of Viet-Nam from the time of 2879 B.C. to the present.

Paul Ricoeur On Hope

Author: Rebecca Kathleen Huskey
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433106149
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In order to examine fully the nature of human beings, Paul Ricoeur crossed disciplinary boundaries in his work, moving from phenomenology to social and political thought, hermeneutics, and ethics. Running throughout Ricoeur’s work – particularly Fallible Man, Time and Narrative, Oneself as Another, and his shorter pieces on hermeneutics, ethics, and religion – is a theme of the human capacity for hope. According to Ricoeur, hope is a capacity of expectation, oriented toward some future action, which aims at a good for self and others. The conditions for the possibility of hope are the unity and difference that exist within the self in transcendental, practical, and effective realms, and the self’s ability to narrate, which is made possible by the self’s existence within, and understanding of, time. Our capacity for hope is understood via the symbols of good and evil found in myths and sacred writings. Furthermore, hope is not limited to those who are religious; atheists may be just as hopeful as the devout. Exploring the nature of hope in Ricoeur’s work allows for a greater understanding of hope and a greater ability to cultivate hope in oneself and others.

Hope The Dynamics Of Self Fulfillment

Author: Arnold A. Hutschnecker
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
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An examination of the value of hope as a life-sustaining principle distinguishes between active hope--leading to purpose and fulfillment--and passive hope--leading to neurosis and depression

The Power Of Hope

Author: Anthony Scioli, Ph.D.
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757307809
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Counsels readers on how to cultivate and retain hope in the face of modern challenges, using case studies and uplifting exercises for managing both everyday struggles and more serious setbacks.

A House For Hope

Author: William A. Beardslee
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664225520
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House for Hope was the first attempt to use process theology to explain the possibilities of hope for our era. William Beardslee made a radical interpretation of Jesus Christ from the perspectives of Whiteheadian philosophy and panentheistic theology, all while being firmly based in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Here now in reprint, Beardslee's way of restructuring our imagination continues to allow us to be both modern individuals and have hope.

Between Stress And Hope

Author: Rebecca Jacoby
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275976408
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With modern life being a major cause of stress, and stress being one of the major causes of illness, there is much interest today in studying the psychology of stress, as well as the psychology of another concept that can power better health: hope. This volume brings together research in both of those areas.

Life Happiness And Cancer

Author: Phil Kerslake
Publisher: Fontaine Press Pty Ltd
ISBN: 0980417066
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Cancer survivor Phil Kerslake relates his experiences and insights with warmth, humour and pragmatism. He shows how action and attitude can win against cancer. First published in New Zealand in 2006, this book is now the country's number 1 best selling cancer support resource. In this new edition with amendments for Australian readers, 'Life, Happiness ... & Cancer' shows how to prepare mentally for a cancer battle, create an action plan to recover, and live an even better life after cancer than before.

An Eschatological Imagination

Author: John M. Shields
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433102271
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In the twentieth century, Christian eschatology, the doctrine about the final reality, became a storm center for Christian systematic theologians because of the rediscovery of the eschatological character of Jesus Christ. In the twenty-first century, Christian theologians continue to wrestle with the claims of Christian eschatology because of a postmodern suspicion of eschatological certainty claims about a future that is, after all, objectively unavailable, yet still of great human concern. Human beings live on hope for the future. "An Eschatological Imagination" recognizes the problem of the future for Christian eschatology. Building on the major theological writings of David Tracy, it offers a revised way of thinking and living eschatologically in the form of an eschatological imagination as a rhetoric of virtue, an exhortation to live in Christian hope in a postmodern world and into an objectively unavailable and uncertain future. Within such a rhetoric, hope becomes action - not mere sentiment - that seeks to create a Christian eschatological future.

Our Only Hope

Author: Margaret B. Adam
Publisher: James Clarke & Co
ISBN: 0227902785
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Our Only Hope' encourages theologians to continue critical and creative examinations of the hope they teach, promote, and presuppose. Margaret B. Adam advocates that those examinations include a reconsideration of dismissed traditional doctrine and a readiness to consider current discourses not traditionally consulted for input on theological hope.