Shadows and Dark Paperback

The Problems of Suffering and Evil

by John Cowburn;

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Shadows and Dark

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Those daunted by the massive theology of the classic modern treatment of the problem of evil, John Hick's Evil and the God of Love, will find here a compelling alternative. With a wealth of vivid imagery, and illustrations from experience and literature, as well as theology and history, John Cowburn explores the problems caused by the existence of pain, suffering and evil and suggests how they may be understood and countered. Crucial to his argument is a distinction between evils which are to be found in a growing and developing world where himan beings have been given freedom, the shadows, and the inexplicable existence of moral evil, the dark: 'The dark mystery of moral evil is in itself pure unintelligiblity, and does not surpass our minds but is opposed to reason as such, and God understands it even less than we do.'

Shadows and Dark by John Cowburn was published by SCM Press in March 1979. The ISBN for Shadows and Dark is 9780334014980.

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Details for Shadows and Dark

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSCM Press (March 1979)
Number of Pages144
Thickness7 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4044507
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