GreenFaith retreat 2, day 2

Today at our GreenFaith retreat included a presentation and discussion with Erin Lothes Biviano, professor at the College of St. Elizabeth, about what motivates faith-based individuals and congregations to act on their environmental beliefs. This was fascinating and I want to read more of her work. We did read two of her articles: "Worldviews on …

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Hope in Ancient Greek: Aristotle on hope, optimism, and courage

Continuing in my study of the term "hope," I also ran across a really interesting article on Aristotle's understanding of the term hope: "Aristotle on Hope," by G. Scott Gravlee, which appeared in the Journal of the History of Philosophy in October 2000. I previously wrote about hope in Hebrew as well as the Greek …