Hope Springs Eternal

A sense of hope seems to be essential to human wellbeing, but could it be delusional?
01 April 2021
Presented by Ed Kessler


Green shoots of grass growing on a grey sand background


Is hope the same as optimism? Where does it come from? Hope is to be found in the Abrahamic religions but they also express despair. And the ancient Greeks were very suspicious of the delusional potential of hope. Joining Ed Kessler to talk about the psychology, philosophy and theology of hope are Kitty O’Lone and Andrew Chignell...


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