Category Archives: Hope

Hope and the Rejection of Utopia

One of the puzzling questions raised by the story of Adam and Eve is why they would reject the worry-free existence of an immortal life in Utopia for a life of struggle that can only and ultimately end in death. … Continue reading

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Hope — The Virtue That Keeps Us Honest

Spe salvi facti sumus – Pope Benedict XVI I’ve been reflecting, again, on the argument that hope is inversely proportional to the strength of one’s faith. Certainly, our everyday experience reveals that hope is greatest where faith is least. The … Continue reading

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How Is Hope a Christian Virtue?

But, isn’t hope exactly the opposite of faith? It’s certainly true that hope is greatest when faith is least.  What do you think? Now, go and study

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