Bestselling author and beloved pastor Timothy Keller engages the most challenging question of our time.
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering answers one of life's most troubling questions: why do bad things happen? The question of why there is pain and suffering in the world has confounded every generation; yet there has not been a comprehensive pastoral treatment from a Christian perspective exploring why they exist for many years. It's time for a new, contemporary examination of this issue uniquely suited to our context and struggles.
Tim Keller, a pastor known for unique and biblically based insights is eminently qualified to address these issues. He is thoughtful, well studied, and lives in the midst of human struggle everyday as the pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. Walking with God through Pain and Suffering will bring a much-needed, fresh viewpoint on this important issue.
New York Times bestselling author of The Songs of Jesus Timothy Kellerwhose books have sold millions of copies to both religious and secular readersexplores one of the most difficult questions we must answer in our lives: Why is there pain and suffering?
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering is the definitive Christian book on why bad things happen and how we should respond to them. The question of why there is pain and suffering in the world has confounded every generation; yet there has not been a major book from a Christian perspective exploring why they exist for many years.
The two classics in this area are When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, which was published more than thirty years ago, and C. S. Lewiss The Problem of Pain, published more than seventy years ago. The great secular book on the subject, Elisabeth Ku¨bler-Rosss On Death and Dying, was first published in 1969. Its time for a new understanding and perspective, and who better to tackle this complex subject than Timothy Keller?
As the pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, Timothy Keller is known for the unique insights he shares, and his series of books has guided countless readers in their spiritual journeys. Walking with God through Pain and Suffering will bring a much-needed, fresh viewpoint on this important issue.
From the Hardcover edition.
TIMOTHY KELLER was born and raised in Pennsylvania and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. He was first a pastor in Hopewell, Virginia. In 1989 he started Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City with his wife, Kathy, and their three sons. Today, Redeemer has more than five thousand regular Sunday attendees and has helped to start nearly two hundred churches around the world. Also the author of Every Good Endeavor, The Meaning of Marriage, Jesus the King, Generous Justice, Counterfeit Gods, The Prodigal God, The Reason for God, and the Encounters with Jesus eSeries, Timothy Keller lives in New York City with his family.
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