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Morgan & Robert A. Peterson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: Crossway Publication Date: 2017 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) Weight: 12 ounces ISBN: 1433557274 ISBN-13: 9781433557279 Series: Theology in Community Stock No: WW557279 1.29, 1 Pet. Christopher W. Morgan (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) is a professor of theology and the dean of the School of Christian Ministries at California Baptist University. Divine Identity with the Suffering Christ The suffering and death of the Son manifest the unconditional love of God: "God shows his love for us in that … /O 66 Evil and suffering is thought to pose a problem for Christians or, more generally, for theists, those who believe in a God who is at once all-powerful or almighty, all-knowing and perfectly good. 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If God has – or can be thought to have – a morally sufficient reason to permit the existence of evil and suffering, the logical problem of evil in its traditional form is solvable.2 In his ‘free-will defense’, Alvin Plantinga suggests that one such morally sufficient reason could be God’s preference for a world /Length 904 Suffering and the Goodness of God brings insight to many contemporary concerns of suffering by outlining Old and New Testament truths and tackling difficult questions concerning God's sovereignty, human freedom, and the nature of evil. /StemV 0 /T 135611 �Ei�����q:0NWM-w��d��X���S��ƻ�ТԳ~ =���A۟��ޜ)��#he�O��endstream He is the author or editor of over twenty books, including several volumes in the Theology in Community series. Terrorist Attacks. Suffering and the Goodness of God presents biblical truths concerning suffering and challenges believers to promote justice and to emulate God's grace as they minister to others. 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