Hope and the Logic of Impossible Things

David E. Fredrickson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 9/9/2019

Issue: Romans (Vol. 39, No 3, Summer, 2019)

For Paul, the basis of Christian faith is hope. But what kind of hope? Hope is such a misused word, capable of every definition from the banal to the sublime. To find the key to a Christian understanding of hope that leads to transcendent faith, it is necessary to look to Romans and to carefully delineate how Paul understands this concept.

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