The God who Risks: A Theology of Providence

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InterVarsity Press, 1998 - Religion - 367 pages
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In The God Who Risks, theologian John Sanders enlightens pastors and lay persons who struggle with questions about suffering, evil and human free will.
  

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User Review  - Jackson Trigg - Christianbook.com

Very in-depth read and study in regards to what God is in control of. Very good and honest examination of the biblical text.God says to Abraham, "*Now I know* that you fear God, because you have not ... Read full review

The God Who Risks

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This book puts God's sovereignty, man's free will into perspective. Opens understanding and will increase faith (trust) in God as loving and caring. Another great book along this line is "Don't Blame God". ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
7
The Nature of the Task
15
Old Testament Materials for a Relational View of Providence
39
New Testament Materials for a Relational View of Providence
90
Divine Relationality in the Christian Tradition
140
Risk and the Divine Character
167
The Nature of Divine Sovereignty
208
Applications to the Christian Life
237
Conclusion
280
Bibliography
340
Indexes
357
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About the author (1998)

John Sanders (Ph.D., University of South Africa) is professor of religion and theology at Huntington College. He is the author of The God Who Risks and coauthor of The Openness of God. Christopher A. Hall (Ph.D., Drew University) is associate professor of biblical and theological studies at Eastern College. He is an editor at large for Christianity Today and author of Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers.

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