“Hope” in the Christian Testament

After spending some time explaining the words for and concepts surrounding "hope" in the Hebrew Scriptures, in the ancient Greek story of Pandora, and in Aristotle, I'm now ready to share with you what I found out when I did a study of the word we translate "hope" in the Christian Testament. This is the same …

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“Hope” in ancient Greek: Pandora and the Greek goddess Elpis

In developing an ecotheology of critical hope, one of the things that is important is to understand what the biblical authors mean when they're discussing hope in the Bible. After doing research on the concept of hope in psychology, I found this framework of hope useful, but not a sufficient understanding of hope from a …

Book Review in Quaker Life of C. Wess Daniels’ “A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture”

My book review of C. Wess Daniels' book, A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture, appeared in the March/April issue of Friends United Meeting's Quaker Life Magazine. I recommend this book for Friends/Quakers, and also for people from other denominations who are looking for a framework for figuring out what it …

Ecotheology of Critical Hope Poster on to Antioch University New England’s Student Research Symposium

I enjoyed last week's Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture Conference at Harvard Divinity School! I got to present my poster and talk to interested conference-goers about my research, gaining valuable feedback and connections. My poster is moving on to a second life at next week's Antioch University New England 15th Annual Student Research Symposium on April …