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The problem of pain

Author: C S Lewis
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperCollins paperback edView all editions and formats
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"If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" And what about the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? The greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle these knotty issues. With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C. S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis
ISBN: 0060652969 9780060652968
OCLC Number: 45137601
Notes: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1944.
Description: xii, 162 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Divine omnipotence --
Divine goodness --
Human wickedness --
The fall of man --
Human pain --
Human pain, continued --
Hell --
Animal pain --
Heaven.
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis.
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"If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" And what about the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? The greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle these knotty issues. With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, 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. - Cover.

The author explores the intellectual questions raised by mental and physical suffering.

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