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The problem of pain

Author: C S Lewis; Robert Whitfield
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For centuries, Christians have been tormented by one question above all: "If God is good and all powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" Is there justice or wisdom to be won by suffering, or some reward beyond understanding? And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? Is the quantity and variety of suffering in the world inconsistent with, or evidence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; Robert Whitfield
ISBN: 0786198516 9780786198511
OCLC Number: 45342496
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
Book originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1944.
Performer(s): Read by Robert Whitfield.
Description: 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by C.S. Lewis.

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For centuries, Christians have been tormented by one question above all: "If God is good and all powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" Is there justice or wisdom to be won by suffering, or some reward beyond understanding? And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? Is the quantity and variety of suffering in the world inconsistent with, or evidence against, an omnipotent and perfectly loving God? C.S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungering for a true understanding of human nature, free will, and the will of the divine.

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