Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why : A Young Woman Questions Her Father About God

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For anyone exploring a spiritual life for the first time, and those brought up in a faith without ever really understanding why, this warm, frank and down-to-earth book provides a rare chance to eavesdrop on a conversation between a believing father and a sceptical daughter about God, faith and morals. World-renowned theologian Michael Novak is forced to bring his learning and years of reflection home when his twenty-something daughter Jana sends him a long fax of questions about religion and life: Why should I believe in God? Why are there so many religions? Why is there so much suffering in the world? How should I imagine heaven and hell? To be a Christian, do I have to be a Mother Teresa? Is it okay for Christians to disagree? As he attempts to answer, Jana challenges anything she doesn't understand, raising the provocative questions of others her age. She wants straight and honest replies and never hestitates to bat back an answer she doesn't like. With all the depth and clarity of C S Lewis, Michael Novak's Tell Me Why is a breath of fresh air in Christian apologetics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 344g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0745941559
  • 9780745941554

About Michael Novak

JANA NOVAK has a BA in political science from Duke University and has wroked on several magazines. Currently she is a writer for a prominent US politician.show more

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