Hope: It's More Than Wishful Thinking


Hope in today's world is in short supply. Inside these pages you'll be inspired to regain some of it for yourself and your community

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Hope in today's world is in short supply. Inside these pages you'll be inspired to regain some of it for yourself and your community

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935205081
  • Publisher: Upper Room Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Pages: 93
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Amy Lyles Wilson 7

All There Is Michael Downey 9

God Remains Miriam Th?r?se Winter 19

Learning from the Landscape Robbie Clifton Pinter 21

Standing Firm Parker J. Palmer 27

Harbingers to Humankind E. Glenn Hinson 29

A Definition of Hope, The Upper Room Dictionary of Christian Spiritual Formation 31

Always There Is God Diana C. Derringer 33

More Than Optimism Doris Donnelly 35

Our Despairing Hope Walter Brueggemann 39

A New Understanding Joan D. Chittister 41

Notorious Hope Rueben P. Job 47

The Necessity of Patience Stanley Hauerwas 49

Against All Hope Roberto Escamilla 51

Don't Look Bade Leigh McLeroy 53

Everything That Is Done Martin Luther 57

It's That Good Sam Davidson 59

Another Tomorrow Andrew Greeley 67

Turning Ann Conner 71

Fling Your Feet Toward Heaven Frederick Buechner 73

A Risky Proposition Martin E. Marty 77

The Real Thing John Indermark 79

Lifelong Lesson John R Claypool 81

Cynics and Saints Jim Wallis 85

Suggestions for Maintaining Hope in Your Life 87

Notes 90

Contributors 91

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