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Raging with compassion : pastoral responses to the problem of evil

Author: John Swinton
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a look at theodicy (the vindication of God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil). This title argues for a practical theodicy, one embodied in the life and practices of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Swinton
ISBN: 9780802829979 080282997X
OCLC Number: 76828838
Description: viii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The problem with the problem of evil : pastoral perspectives --
The problem with the problem of evil : from philosophical to practical theodicy --
Defining evil --
From theodicy to resistance : developing the practices of redemption --
Why me, Lord--
why me? : the practice of lament as resistance and deliverance --
Battling monsters and resurrecting persons : practicing forgiveness in the face of radical evil --
Practicing thoughtfulness : what are people for? --
Friendship, strangeness, and hospitable communities.
Responsibility: John Swinton.
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Iain Torrance -- Princeton Theological Seminary "It takes a particular gift, persuasiveness, and credibility to challenge a paradigm so ingrained and so evaded by a generation of textbooks. Long Read more...

 
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