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Bonhoeffer's Solution to The Problem of Pain

Dietrich Bonhoeffer saw and experienced the unmistakable face of pain and suffering during the reign of Nazism in Germany. During his time at Berlin-Tegel Bonhoeffer exchanged letters and wrote notes that are now known as… 761 more words

Christianity

Hope in the Face of Tragedy, Another Victim of ISIS

Today, I read a letter released by the family of the most recent victim of the ISIS situation, Kayla Mueller – a humanitarian aid worker… 473 more words

Christian Experience

The Problem of Pain

His works never fail to amaze me with their deepest insights– those that seem to be not of this world but another, those that arouses awe, wonder, and infinite concession in me. 385 more words

Writing

Secularism has not solved human needs

It is when we stop believing that religions have been handed down from above or else that they are entirely daft that matters become more interesting.

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Original Sin

CS Lewis' Theodicy on Pain and Suffering--Aka Lewis' best quotes on the Problem of Pain and Suffering

“Love may, indeed, love the beloved when her beauty is lost: but not because it is lost. Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal. 458 more words

Christianity

How Can God Allow Suffering?

Recently, I received a response from a reader extremely distressed that God allows suffering in the world. This was my reply (slightly edited, including her name). 1,039 more words

God

Christianity Without the Bible

When I first became a Christian, I had a low view of the Bible.  In my opinion, the Bible was the word of God, but any given verse or story could be disregarded if it was too hard to believe or understand.  968 more words

Christian Apologetics