What can we hope for even in times that seem hopeless? What are the ways we can express hope that will cultivate positive transformation in ourselves and in our communities? Are there still reasons to hope in our world today? These questions and others will be explored as we look for hope in a time of crisis.
Mark Davies is the Oklahoma State Humanities Scholar for the Smithsonian Institute Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit. He is also the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics; Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility; and Executive Director of the Leadership. Education, and Development Hub North America for the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry at Oklahoma City University where he has worked in both teaching and administration for 22 years. He is a United Methodist minister and holds a Ph.D. in Social Ethics, from Boston University. He lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and two teen age daughters.