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hope | Coronavirus | apocalyptic theology

Hope in the Midst of Apocalypse

Martin Marty ponders the themes of Apocalypse, (In)Action, and Theodicy in relation to COVID-19

April 13, 2020
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hope | endurance

Searching for Hope

Martin Marty considers the place of hope in the realm of religion today.

October 14, 2019

Islamophobia | gun violence | hope | climate change | suicide

Defiant Hope

Ed. Note: Today's column is the third in a three-part series by Divinity School faculty reflecting on the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand during Friday Prayer on March 15, 2019. Last Monday, Richard Rosengarten wrote about the challenges...

March 25, 2019

#blacklivesmatter | Cornel West | hope | prophets | W. E. B. DuBois

Cornel West and the Principle of Hope

It is worth taking the time to listen to W. E. B. Du Bois’s words from his own mouth. There are dozens of examples on the web of Du Bois addressing the Negro problem, breaking down his Marxist analysis of slavocracy, or advocating for the unity of po...

March 8, 2018

Barack Obama | Christianity | despair | hope | Islam | Judaism | Jürgen Moltmann | Pope Francis

Many Sightings of Hope

For more than a year I engaged in the visual and oral analog to “fasting.” Fasters discipline themselves not to eat. I chose not to comment on the election campaigns. A digital word-search will find no mention in 50 Monday Sightings of any presidenti...

January 2, 2017

Sue Halpern | Nicholas Carr | robots | automation | humanness | hope | machines | joblessness

Human Work in the Robots' Future

After the recent week(s) in which media gave more attention to religion than at almost any other time, our Sightings resources this week include no reference to religion, though their subject will have enormous consequences for religion in public and...

April 6, 2015