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Optimism and pessimism in the Old and New Testaments

by Guttmacher, Adolf

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Published by The Friedenwald company in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Philosophy

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS695 .G8 1903
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23323687M
    LC Control Number03003227

    In order to explore optimism and pessimism within Modernism their definitions need to be determined. ‘Optimism’ is defined as the doctrine [ ] that the actual world is the ‘best of all possible worlds’ [ ] in which the most good could be obtained at the cost of the least evil. (OED optimism 1)File Size: 17KB. Studies have found a link between an individual’s optimism/pessimism (measured by surveys) and their health outcomes. Julia Boehm and Laura Kubzansky reviewed over published studies to investigate the link between a positive psychological outlook (optimism, life satisfaction and happiness) and cardiovascular health. 20Author: Max Roser, Mohamed Nagdy.

    The Uses and Abuses of Optimism and Pessimism In a striking turnaround, science now sees optimism and pessimism not as good or bad outlooks you're .   Optimism vs. Pessimism: Optimism Optimists believe in the beauty of the world and choose to focus on the positive things in life. They tend to have internal locus of control, meaning that they believe they are in control of their own decisions and experiences.

    Optimism And Pessimism (Originally Published ) I. What was termed, toward , the disease of the age is, in truth, the disease of all the ages. was insensibly modified and he might be surprised in unconscious coquetry with the New Testament. The religion of the Jews had been odious to him, and had engendered his philosophical anti. Optimism and Pessimism concepts that characterize a system of ideas about the world in terms of the positive or negative attitude expressed in it toward the present and in terms of its expectations for the future. An optimistic or pessimistic attitude is a manifestation of the general spiritual atmosphere of an epoch, especially in periods of social.


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Adolf Guttmacher," The International Journal of Eth no. 4 (Jul., ): Optimism and pessimism in the Old and New Testaments Baltimore, Md., (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Document, Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Adolf Guttmacher.

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Optimism & Pessimism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. encourage us to think almost exclusively in terms of the costs of pessimism and the benefits of optimism. In this volume, leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners examine these beliefs.

A New Season of Reading: The Hot Books of Summer/5(5). Pessimism is as old as mankind. It abounds in the religious speculations of Buddha, and long before him is met with in the cuneiform inscrip- tions.

6 The purpose of this dissertation is to point out the optimistic and pessimistic thoughts and tendencies in the Old and New Testaments. Optimism and pessimism in the Old and New Testaments / (Baltimore, Md.: Friedenwald, ), by Adolf Guttmacher (page images at HathiTrust).

This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. This book is written for asthmatic patients in a lucid and personal style colored by a pervading optimism.

The opposite of pessimism is hope, and the Bible is a book of hope (Psalm ; Proverbs ). The Lord is the God of all hope (Romans ).

The Lord is the God of all hope (Romans ). From Genesis to Revelation, God weaves His theme of hope into the story of man’s sin and sin’s consequences. But the men who had gone up with him said, “We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us.” So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, “The land through which we have gone, in spying it out, is a land that devours its inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of great size.

Segerstrom is one of the top psychologists working on optimism and pessimism. One of the things that she has found out through her research, and what she writes about in her book, is that optimism isn’t just about thinking. Philosophical and theological systems according to which this world and human life are considered as essentially good or essentially evil.

Plato, Cicero, Thomas Aquinas, Nicolaus Cusanus, and especially Leibnitz, Wolf, and Mendelssohn, are among the exponents of optimism, while Buddhism may be said to be the religion of pessimism and Schopenhauer's system its philosophical exposition.

The New Testament is optimistic because it shows that the sufferings of this life are not worthy to be compared to the glory that is to come. If optimism and pessimism are to be taken as emotional dispositions, either one or the other may exist in the ascetic or the profligate.

Essay on Optimist and Pessimist It is a general notion that an optimist will see a glass of water half full but a pessimist will see it half empty.

Pessimist is a person with stitched lips but an optimist having the will power to break free from it. It has been held by some that the Old Testament is optimistic, and the New Testament pessimistic. The evidence brought forth for this theory is found mainly in the passages of the Old Testament which point to the rewards of the present life, and those in the New which call.

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life does away with the usual cliches of the self-help genre to deliver a clinical researcher’s crisp prescription for developing the cognitive skills necessary for transcending pessimism, which Seligman argues is fully escapable.

Optimism versus Pessimism. One thing I have found that bothers me is the attitude most people have in our society.

People tend to be incredibly pessimistic and have a generally rude and anti-social attitude, easily putting a damper on my day. To read the more painful or rueful aspects of their work as simple pessimism is to read inaccurately. Indeed the whole question of optimism and pessimism in sf seems far less pressing today than it did when the first edition of this encyclopedia was published inwith the residual echoes of the New-Wave debate still audible.

Does the Old Testament have an optimistic outlook for the people of God, ancient Israel, or is it pessimistic. The strands of optimism and pessimism seem to be juxtaposed throughout.

In this study of Deuteronomy, a linchpin book within the Old Testament, the so-called tensions between optimism and pessimism are shown to cohere theologically/5.

Optimism and Pessimism in the world religions I have a book on my wish list on Amazon which is a classic which considers optimism and pessimism in the bible, the author suggests that the old testament is optimistic while the new testament is pessimistic.Counter to optimism is pessimism which is "the tendency to anticipate only bad or undesirable outcomes" ("pessimism", n.d.).

When looking at optimism it is important to look at the opposing side to emphasis the unwelcome effects of thinking negatively in terms of wellbeing which in the long term could be detrimental to health and prosperity.

About Dimitrios Spanos Dimitri Spanos was born in Athens, Greece and has lived in New York for the past forty-five years. He is the co-author of The Mind Is the Map and co-founder of Eudaimonia Center, a learning center for offering transformational change, facilitating core healing and personal development, while empowering others to live extraordinary, healthy and productive lives.