25 CLASSIC & ; CONTEMPORARY READINGS ON THE PROBLEM OF PAIN
An exceptional collection, bringing together some of the very best of classic, contemporary, male and female reflections and excerpts on pain and suffering from a Christian perspective. Many of the authors have themselves suffered greatly or witnessed great suffering, not least the editor who lost two of her children to Zellweger syndrome.
When life becomes difficult- when we face deep disappointment, agonizing loss or ongoing pain - we set out on a search to find answers to significant questions : Why would God allow this to happen ? What good could come out of this ? What will it look like to trust God ?
In this collection of insightful essays and excerpts, classic and contemporary theologians and Bible teachers – ranging from John Calvin, Charles Spurgeon and Dietrich Bonhoeffer to Tim Keller, Joni Eareckson Tada and John Piper – explore Scripture in regard to the causes and purposes of suffering, as well as what it means to trust God in the midst of hardship and pain.
Nancy Guthrie explores the issue of suffering as one who has suffered the loss of two of her children. She has authored six books, including Holding on to Hope and Hearing Jesus Speak into Your Sorrow.