Suffering and the Search for Meaning: Contemporary Responses to the Problem of Pain. Intervarsity Academic, 2014. ( 7/2014 )
Over the centuries philosophers and theologians have put forward numerous explanations for suffering in ana attempt to find meaning in the midst of the pain and evil that plagues human existence. This book describes seven of the most influential responses to the challenges that suffering brings. It examines arguments supporting each position as well as the question it raises, and perhaps most important, explores its personal appear. The last chapter guides the reader in the development of a "practical theodicy," the attempt to deal resourcefully with suffering when it comes to each of us.