Unfettered Hope : A Call To Faithful Living In An Affluent Society
1. Why Are Our Hopes So Fettered?
2. Why Does The Technological Society Overwhelm Us?
3. What Focal Concerns Are Worthy?
4. Do We And Our Churches Live By Our Focal Concerns?
5. How Can We Escape From Death And Despair?
6. How Can We Learn To Live The Language Of Focal Concerns?
7. The Only Unfettered Hope Is Eschatological Works Cited For Further Study
In this prophetic call to faithful Christian living, Marva Dawn identifies the epidemic socio-cultural attitudes that destroy hope in our modern lives. Because affluent persons don’t know what to value, we remain dissatisfied with what we have and are compelled to want more at the expense of the world’s less fortunate. Dawn demonstrates, however, how Christians can organize their lives to live in ways that allow them to love God and neighbor and, in the process, alleviate the despair in their lives and in the lives of others in the world.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780664225957
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: March 2003
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
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