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Title:
God's problem : how the Bible fails to answer our most important question--why we suffer
Author:
Ehrman, Bart D.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperOne, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
x, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
Renowned Bible scholar Bart Ehrman discusses the contradictory explanations for suffering put forth by various biblical writers and invites all people of faith--or no faith--to confront their deepest questions about how God engages the world and each of us.
Language:
English
Contents:
Suffering and a crisis of faith -- Sinners in the hands of an angry God : the classical view of suffering -- More sin and more wrath : the dominance of the classical view of suffering -- The consequences of sin -- The mystery of the greater good : redemptive suffering -- Does suffering make sense? : the books of Job and Ecclesiastes -- God has the last word : Jewish-Christian apocalypticism -- More apocalpytic views : God's ultimate triumph over evil -- Suffering : the conclusion.
ISBN:
9780061173974
Format :
Book