EXAM QUESTIONS (Essay format; answer BOTH questions)
(1) What is hope? What is the relationship between hope and action? What contributions does theology
bring to understanding hope today? What is the relationship between hope and transformation? Be
sure to use several of the classes in your answer, and to be specific, rather than general.
(2) Discuss the key insights that feminist, liberation and ecological theologies make in regard to issues of
social justice and the ecological crisis. What contributions do these theologies make to understanding
issues of people, politics, and planet? You must refer to each form of theology in your answer. Be
specific, rather than general, in your answer.