Tim Keller is one of my very favorite authors, and here is a nice review by another blogger on one of his newer books!
I have yet to meet a person who enjoys pain and suffering. Yet suffering is a part of the warp and woof of life. It is not a part of God’s original intent for creation. Since Adam’s first sin, pain and suffering have been an abnormal part of the cosmos. Suffering is an unwelcome guest who bullies his way to the table and makes demands – much like a soldier on a bloody battlefield.
Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller addresses this topic with candor and clarity. Keller leaves no stone unturned here. The book is organized into three sections:
Understanding the Furnace
Keller introduces the problem of pain and suffering and explores some of the philosophical challenges that Christ-followers must understand and address.
“Nothing is more important than to learn how to maintain a life of purpose in the midst of painful adversity,” writes Keller. Yet…
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