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Vol 5 (2015): Sustained by Hope: The Place and Significance of Christian Hope in the World
Table of Contents
|Theology as a Sacrament of Hope|
|“Hopeful Gradualness” and Ecclesial Mission|
|What makes Jesus salvific for the Queer Community? A Moltmann-Inspired Essay in Christology|
|Craig A. Ford, Jr.|
|Cultivating Hope Among Medically Traumatized Older Adults: A Narrative Perspective|
|Called Out of Darkness: Presenting Christian Hope to People with Depression|
|Leisure and Play: The Way of A Hopeful Life|
|Lament as Prophetic Ritual of Eschatological Hope: Reading Jephthah’s Daughter in Scripture and Liturgy|
|JoAnn Melina Lopez|
|“And God Remembered:” Barrenness and Hope in Genesis|
|“For there is still a vision:” Metz’s Apocalyptic Eschatology and the Practice of Lament|