Lumen et Vita

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Lumen et Vita, meaning “Light and Life,” is the graduate journal of Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry. We attempt to present the best research and reviews of our diverse student body, while using an online, open access format that will encourage ongoing dialogue both in the School and in the wider academic community. For our mission statement and more information, please see our “About” page.

Vol 5 (2015): Sustained by Hope: The Place and Significance of Christian Hope in the World

Lumen et Vita - 2015 Second Annual Graduate Theological Conference

Table of Contents


Theology as a Sacrament of Hope PDF
Margaret Blume
“Hopeful Gradualness” and Ecclesial Mission PDF
Lucas Briola
What makes Jesus salvific for the Queer Community? A Moltmann-Inspired Essay in Christology PDF
Craig A. Ford, Jr.
Cultivating Hope Among Medically Traumatized Older Adults: A Narrative Perspective PDF
Danielle Heitmann
Called Out of Darkness: Presenting Christian Hope to People with Depression PDF
Deirdre Kleist
Leisure and Play: The Way of A Hopeful Life PDF
Benjamin LaBadie
Lament as Prophetic Ritual of Eschatological Hope: Reading Jephthah’s Daughter in Scripture and Liturgy PDF
JoAnn Melina Lopez
“And God Remembered:” Barrenness and Hope in Genesis PDF
Megan Loumagne
“For there is still a vision:” Metz’s Apocalyptic Eschatology and the Practice of Lament PDF
Susan Reynolds

ISSN: 2329-1087