The Problem of Pain
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The Problem of Pain

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In The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis, one of the most renowned Christian authors and thinkers, examines a universally applicable question within the human condition: "If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C.S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungering for a true understanding of human nature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 134 x 203 x 10mm | 138g
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0060652969
  • 9780060652968
  • 78,494

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"If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?" And what about the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? The greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle these knotty issues. With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C. S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungering for a true understanding of human nature.
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"It is really a pleasure to be able to praise a book unreservedly, and that is just what I can do with The Problem of Pain ."--Guardian
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