By Bill Phipps
Clearly, it's time for a brand new tale. invoice Phipps takes at the activity of outlining the middle subject matters of this new tale with the eagerness and imaginative and prescient of a modern day prophet. He indicates us the deeply religious nature of the problems and offerings that confront us. spotting that the demanding situations we are facing are inherently interconnected and will now not be handled in isolation from one another, his method is multi-faceted, pertaining to all features of lifestyles, together with the function of the humanities in bringing approximately transformation.
As a tradition and as a society, we do certainly stand at a crossroads - a kind of infrequent grace-moments after we are granted the chance to settle on our destiny. So the query continues to be ahead of us. can we decide upon the best way of loss of life, or the way in which of latest lifestyles? reason for wish is a component caution cry, half visionary exploration, half encouragement for the adventure. As such, it truly is itself a reason for hope.
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