God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Religion - 304 pages
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One Bible, Many Answers

In God's Problem, the New York Times bestselling author of Misquoting Jesus challenges the contradictory biblical explanations for why an all-powerful God allows us to suffer.

 

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God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer

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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

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Sad, sad tale of an apostate from Christianity. While truly heartfelt at times, Ehrman is not a philosopher, or theologian. This is not a scholarly work, from Ehrman, but just an emotional argument against God. Bart talks about not having answers, the answer is LOOKING him in the face...

Contents

The Dominance
57
four The Consequences of Sin
91
Redemptive Suffering
125
six Does Suffering Make Sense?
159
The Conclusion
261
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Bart D. Ehrman is one of the most renowned and controversial Bible scholars in the world today. He is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is the author of more than twenty books, including the New York Times bestsellers How Jesus Became God; Misquoting Jesus; God’s Problem; Jesus, Interrupted; and Forged. He has appeared on Dateline NBC, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CNN, History, and top NPR programs, as well as been featured in TIME, the New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, and other publications. He lives in Durham, North Carolina. Visit the author online at www.bartdehrman.com.

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