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Message of Evil and Suffering: Light Into Darkness (Bible Speaks Today Themes Series)

Peter Hicks

Message of Evil and Suffering: Light Into Darkness (Bible Speaks Today Themes Series)

Peter Hicks

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Evil and suffering have always been part of human experience - and they present a significant challenge to Christian belief in a good and all-powerful God.

Evil and suffering may be a mystery to us, but they are not a mystery to God. The Bible writers have no time for an unreal idealism, in which the life of faith is free from anguish, pain and perplexity. They are confident that God's power and wisdom are great enough not just to cope with the realities of suffering and evil, but to overcome and transform them, and to enable us to be 'more than conquerors' in a broken and hurting world.

With warmth and clarity, Peter Hicks expounds a range of relevant biblical texts that enable us to set the issue of evil and suffering firmly in the context of the nature and purposes of God. Central to his approach is the conviction that the key lies in the cross and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the suffering and triumph of God himself. In valuable practical sections he explores the Bible's teaching on how we are to live in a world of evil and suffering. 288 pages from IVP.
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Evil and suffering have always been part of human experience - and they present a significant challenge to Christian belief in a good and all-powerful God.

Evil and suffering may be a mystery to us, but they are not a mystery to God. The Bible writers have no time for an unreal idealism, in which the life of faith is free from anguish, pain and perplexity. They are confident that God's power and wisdom are great enough not just to cope with the realities of suffering and evil, but to overcome and transform them, and to enable us to be 'more than conquerors' in a broken and hurting world.

With warmth and clarity, Peter Hicks expounds a range of relevant biblical texts that enable us to set the issue of evil and suffering firmly in the context of the nature and purposes of God. Central to his approach is the conviction that the key lies in the cross and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the suffering and triumph of God himself. In valuable practical sections he explores the Bible's teaching on how we are to live in a world of evil and suffering. 288 pages from IVP.
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Meet the Author

Peter Hicks

Peter Hicks is a Baptist pastor who for many years was on the staff of London School of Theology, lecturing in philosophy and pastoral care. He is the author of a number of books including What Could I Say?, What Could I Do?, What Could I Be?, Discovering Revelation, Evangelicals and Truth, and The Journey So Far: Philosophy Through the Ages.

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  • Catalogue Code 252635
  • Product Code 1844741486
  • EAN 9781844741489
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Uk
  • Publication Date Oct 2006
  • Sales Rank #29576
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 23 mm
  • Weight 0.350kg

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