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Can God be trusted? : faith and the challenge of evil

Author: John G Stackhouse
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a world riddled with disappointment, malice, and tragedy, what rationale do we have for believing in a benevolent God? If God is all-powerful and all-loving, why is there so much evil in the world? John Stackhouse goes beyond Rabbi Kushner, M. Scott Peck, and others to take a more historically informed approach to this dilemma, examining what philosophers and theologians have said on the subject and offering  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Stackhouse
ISBN: 0195117271 9780195117271 0195137914 9780195137910
OCLC Number: 38079197
Description: x, 196 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Problems --
Is there a problem? --
What is evil? --
Further problems --
pt. 2: Responses --
Other angles --
A good world after all? --
The fork in the road --
Thinking and living.
Responsibility: John G. Stackhouse, Jr.
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This book offers an overview of the problem of why God allows evil to happen. It presents the reflections of classical and contemporary thinkers on how God governs the cosmos . Whilst arguing that a  Read more...

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