The End of Hope--The Beginning: Narratives of HOpe in the Face of Death and Trauma

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Fortress Press, Apr 1, 2014 - Religion - 150 pages
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Our experiences of hope in the face of difficulties are as varied as our lives, and yet there has been very little examination of the ways we hope.

A skilled and compassionate storyteller, McCarroll introduces readers to five expressions of hope through detailed and poignant case studies. On that foundation she then builds a discussion of the possibilities, limitations, and value of each approach. The result is an engaging and optimistic exploration of hope in difficult times.†

  

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.Pamela McCarroll is associate professor of pastoral theology and Director of Theological Field Education at Knox College at the University of Toronto, where she has taught since 2008. The author of numerous articles, chapeters, and a book entitled Waiting at the Foot of the Cross: Toward a theology of Hope (Pickwick, 2014), her areas of expertise are in pastoral theology, especially spirituality, spiritual/pastoral care, suffering and hope. McCarroll is a certified teaching supervisor in clinical pastoral education, Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (CASC), and an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.


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