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Author Ehrman, Bart D.
Title God's problem : how the Bible fails to answer our most important question--why we suffer / Bart D. Ehrman.
Published New York : HarperOne, c2008.
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 Floor2  BS680.S854 E37 2008    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 294 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-284) and indexes.
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.
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.
Subject Suffering -- Biblical teaching.
Theodicy -- Biblical teaching.
Related To Online version: Ehrman, Bart D. God's problem. 1st ed. New York : HarperOne, c2008 (OCoLC)647634355
ISBN 9780061173974 (hardcover)
0061173975 (hardcover)
OCLC number 180204843