The Problem Of Pain Study Guide

Author: Alan Vermilye
Publisher: Brown Chair Books
ISBN: 1948481030
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The Most Trusted Study Guide to Understanding The Problem of Pain! Why must humanity suffer? Why doesn’t God alleviate our pain, even some? In his book The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis’s philosophical approach to why we experience pain can be confusing at times. The Problem of Pain Study Guide breaks down each chapter into easy-to-understand questions and commentary to help you find meaning and hope amid the pain. The Problem of Pain Study Guide expands upon Lewis' elegant and thoughtful work where he seeks to understand how a loving, good, and powerful God can possibly coexist with the pain and suffering that is so pervasive in the world and in our lives. As Christ-followers we might expect the world to be just, fair, and less painful, but it is not. This is the problem of pain. In addition to Scripture references, discussion questions, and related commentary, The Problem of Pain Study Guide also provides easy-to-read chapter summaries highlighting overarching themes, definitions, and references. To help with those more difficult discussion questions, a complete Answer Guide and Scripture Reference Guide is available for free online. This complete Bible study experience is perfect for book clubs, church groups, and independent study. The Problem of Pain Study Guide includes: - Eleven sessions of study with multi-week options included - Comprehensive Bible study workbook with studies for each week - Complete chapter summaries to go deeper - Bible study questions that are ideal for group discussion - Answer Guide for all questions and Scripture - Reference Guide available for free online - Perfect for book clubs, small groups, or individual Bible study - Available in print or e-book formats The problem of pain is inescapable and its effects profound. The Problem of Pain Study Guide combines the wisdom of C.S. Lewis with the authority of Scripture to help you battle the issues and difficulties that lie ahead.

The Problem Of Pain

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007332262
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For centuries people have been tormented by one question above all – ‘If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?’ And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it?

Evil And The Cross

Author: Henri Blocher
Publisher: Kregel Academic
ISBN: 9780825420764
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A world renowned author and scholar grapples with the problem of evil in a world supposedly ruled by a God who is all-loving and all-powerful.

The Problem Of Pain

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: Touchstone Books
ISBN:
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The author explores the intellectual questions raised by mental and physical suffering

Suffering And The Search For Meaning

Author: Richard Rice
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830880208
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Suffering is a philosophical problem, but it is much more. It is deeply personal. Why is this happening to me? How can I respond to friends and family in pain and loss, and to people in my care? Richard Rice guides readers through the seven most significant theodicies—approaches that have been used to make sense of suffering in light of God's justice or control. He considers the strengths and weaknesses of each option, while always guiding us toward greater understanding and compassion. Rice goes further by offering guidelines for constructing a personal framework for dealing practically with suffering, one that draws from philosophy, ethics, theology and real-world experience. Intending for each of us to find a response to our suffering that is both intellectually satisfying and personally authentic, Rice provides the resources for meeting this challenge. He weaves together the theoretical side of the theodicies with personal stories of people who have experienced great suffering. While no framework can perfectly account for the problem of pain, we are left with the overarching insight that suffering never has the final word.

Our Ultimate Refuge

Author: Oswald Chambers
Publisher: Discovery House Pub
ISBN: 9781572931985
Size: 70.50 MB
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Pain and suffering can bring a new understanding of God's majesty, goodness, and plan for us. While few will ever suffer to the extreme that Job did, his character and his dealings with God can bring light to our own pain and to the suffering of others. This thoughtful study of the book of Job explains the positive effects pain can produce in our lives. It also show us how not to deal with those who are suffering. With characteristic insight, Chambers discusses and reveals the inadequacy of our myths of self-sufficiency and eternal optimism.

The Problem Of Animal Pain

Author: T. Dougherty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137443170
Size: 50.54 MB
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Animal suffering constitutes perhaps the greatest challenge to rational belief in the existence of God. Considerations that render human suffering theologically intelligible seem inapplicable to animal suffering. In this book, Dougherty defends radical possibilities for animal afterlife that allow a soul-making theodicy to apply to their case.

Why God Why

Author: Justin W. Tull
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426749732
Size: 12.22 MB
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This collection of sermons explores the age-old question of why a loving God allows suffering to visit His children. Tull encourages readers to ask why in good times as well as in difficult ones, to examine God's eternal presence in times of blessed joy as well as during sorrow and care. He emphasizes scriptures and anecdotes that illustrate God's comfort and grace during all situations in our lives.

Job

Author: E. Bọlaji Idowu
Publisher:
ISBN:
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