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The Hardest Problem
The Hardest Problem

The Hardest Problem

God, Evil and Suffering

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To many, the problem of evil and suffering constitutes by far the most serious objection to mainstream religious belief. For all its starkness and salience, though, the dilemma is also widely misinterpreted. That visceral feelings often dominate discussion is understandable on one level. But this can displace the clearer-headed thinking needed to shed greater light on the subject. In this brief but broad-ranging book, Rupert Shortt shows that belief in a divine Creator is much more coherent intellectually than many sceptics suppose. Basic misconceptions about core aspects of Judaism, Christianity and Islam can in turn spawn still greater caricatures of subjects including divine power. Having cleared the ground, Shortt goes on to discuss the nature of evil from a classical Abrahamic standpoint and how Christian resources in particular offer guidance in an area where raw emotion, conceptual thought and the deepest trials of the spirit overlap. If the dilemma has no clear solution, that need not discredit sensitive and creative ways of grappling with it. The Hardest Problem is an accessible contemporary reflection on the perennial question of human suffering.

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ISBN: 9781399802710
Producer: Hodder & Stoughton
Product Code: 10087287
Dimensions: 132 x 204 mm
Binding: Hard Cover
Number of pages: 144
Release Date: 15.09.2022

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