Facing the future in an age of crises
Paperback |160 pp |160 x 160 mm
eBook |160 pp
This book is an original and deeply compassionate example of poetic and spiritual theology that combines poetry, deep erudition and beautifully-rendered story-telling.
We all have hope built in and now we need it more than ever, but in these troubled times its easy to lose. This thoughtful book, readable and not too lengthy, is a kind of users manual for the would-be (and already) hopeful among us. It encourages small acts of kindness, patience, and creativity to confront the worlds violence and bring the changes we long for.'
Hope is a determination to live for what is worth living for today, whatever tomorrow may bring. In the bleakest of times hope may seem beyond our grasp, but David Gees stirring book helps us to see where we might find it, step-by-step, moment-by-moment, in ourselves, in those alongside us, and in the world around us. Hopes Work is written to re-fresh and re-engage people who struggle to keep faith with hope in an age of violence and crisis, and is essential reading for our times. Drawing on stories of hope and resistance from past and present, this short, beautifully-designed book goes in search of what is worth living and working for, even as the future becomes harder to face.