Bothered and Bewildered Paperback
Enacting hope in troubled times
by Ann Morisy;
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Bothered and Bewildered
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Bothered and Bewildered offers an analysis of our present dystopian situation that is both realistic and hopeful. Ann Morisy maps some potential responses and shows that the Christian faith, re-envisioned, can provide a resource on which to draw as we fumble for a way forward that is both imaginative and engaging.
Ann Morisy is a community theologian and the author of the best-selling books Beyond the Good Samaritan and Journeying Out. She lectures widely and leads workshops, both in the UK and abroad.
Bothered and Bewildered by Ann Morisy was published by Continuum in June 2009 and is our 27232nd best seller. The ISBN for Bothered and Bewildered is 9781847064806.
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Bothered and BewilderedCarole Burrows, via The Good Book Stall
Before reading this book, one needs to understand the meaning of the word “dystopia” as it sums up the theme of the book. Dystopia – a society characterised by human misery, squalor, oppression, disease and overcrowding. Ann Morisy's style is detailed and across disciplines, including theology, psychology, economics and politics, but it is also compulsive reading. Having analysed the fearful times in which we live, she moves on to how society can produce hope and make that hope a reality. She particularly explores how the Church truly has to find “fresh expressions” to meet this pastoral need, and quotes Studs Terkel, the American oral historian - “Hope has never trickled down. It has always sprung up”.
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Details for Bothered and Bewildered
|Page last updated||1st November 2016|
|Author / Artist||Ann Morisy|
|Publisher||Continuum (June 2009)|
|Number of Pages||112|