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God Medicine and Suffering

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Why does a good and all-powerful God allow us to experience pain and suffering? According to Stanley Hauerwas, asking this question is a theological mistake. Drawing heavily on stories of ill and dying children to illustrate and clarify his discussion of theological-philosophical issues, Hauerwas explores why we so fervently seek explanations for suffering and evil, and he shows how modern medicine has become a god to which we look (in vain) for deliverance from the evils of disease and mortality.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780802808967
    • Manufacturer: William B Eerdmans Pub Co
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780802808967
    • UMPH: 773864
    • ISBN 10: 0802808964
    • Publication Date: 12/01/1994
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Stanley Hauerwas
    • Page Count: 168
    • Width: 5.36 inches
    • Height: 0.48 inches
    • Length: 8.42 inches
    • Weight: 0.50 pounds
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