God's Problem LP: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer
In times of questioning and despair, people often quote the Bible to provide answers. Surprisingly, though, the Bible does not have one answer but many "answers" that often contradict one another. Consider these competing explanations for suffering put forth by various biblical writers:
For renowned Bible scholar Bart Ehrman, the question of why there is so much suffering in the world is more than a haunting thought. Ehrman's inability to reconcile the claims of faith with the facts of real life led the former pastor of the Princeton Baptist Church to reject Christianity.
In God's Problem, Ehrman discusses his personal anguish upon discovering the Bible's contradictory explanations for suffering and invites all people of faith—or no faith—to confront their deepest questions about how God engages the world and each of us.
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God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We SufferUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This serious book by a serious scholar will be talked about and cannot be ignored by any collection. Ehrman (religious studies, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Misquoting Jesus: The Story ... Read full review
Review: God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We SufferUser Review - John - Goodreads
A bit windy and unnecessarily verbose, mostly by way of redundancy. But overall good. Great finishing line, "just because we don't have the answer to suffering doesn't mean that we cannot have a response to it." Go ye and do likewise. Read full review
FOUR The Consequences of Sin
SIX Does Suffering Make Sense?