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Evil and suffering

Author: Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 1998.
Series: Pilgrim library of world religions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Do Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, Jews, and Muslims tend to experience pain in fundamentally different ways? Are suffering and human evil equally difficult problems in these particular religious traditions? How is each person to deal with or overcome suffering?" "In an enlightening set of chapters, acknowledged experts in each religion offer clear answers to these and similar questions. Through their discussions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evil and suffering.
Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607139320
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 0829812849 9780829812848 0829812490 9780829812497
OCLC Number: 39523172
Description: x, 165 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Hinduism / Brian K. Smith --
Buddhism / Charles Hallisey --
Christianity / Bruce Chilton --
Judaism / Jacob Neusner --
Islam / Jonathan Brockopp --
Appendix: Literary sources of the world religions.
Series Title: Pilgrim library of world religions.
Other Titles: Evil & suffering
Responsibility: edited by Jacob Neusner.

Abstract:

"Do Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, Jews, and Muslims tend to experience pain in fundamentally different ways? Are suffering and human evil equally difficult problems in these particular religious traditions? How is each person to deal with or overcome suffering?" "In an enlightening set of chapters, acknowledged experts in each religion offer clear answers to these and similar questions. Through their discussions, the history and diversity of the traditions are also revealed."--BOOK JACKET.

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