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If God is good-- : faith in the midst of suffering and evil

Author: Randy C Alcorn
Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colo. : Multnomah Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this captivating new book, bestselling author Alcorn challenges the logic of disbelief, and brings a fresh, realistic, and thoroughly biblical insight to the big picture of who God is and what God is doing in the world--now and forever.
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Genre/Form: Oregon authors
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy C Alcorn
ISBN: 9781601421326 160142132X 9781601425799 1601425791
OCLC Number: 297147903
Awards: Commended for Christian Retailing's Best (Christian Living) 2010
Commended for Christian Book Award (Christian Life) 2010
Description: xii, 512 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Understanding the problem of evil and suffering --
Understanding evil: its origins, nature, and consequences --
Problems for non-theists: moral standards, goodness, and extreme evil --
Proposed solution to the problem of evil and suffering: limiting God's attributes --
Evil and suffering in the great drama of Christ's redemptive work --
Divine sovereignty and meaningful human choice: accounting for evil and suffering --
The two eternal solutions to the problem of evil: heaven and hell --
God's allowance and restraint of evil and suffering --
Evil and suffering used for God's glory --
Why does God allow suffering? --
Living meaningfully in suffering --
Final thoughts about God, goodness, evil, and suffering.
Responsibility: Randy Alcorn.
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In this captivating new book, bestselling author Alcorn challenges the logic of disbelief, and brings a fresh, realistic, and thoroughly biblical insight to the big picture of who God is and what God is doing in the world--now and forever.

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