"God is our home but many of us have strayed from our native land. The venerable authors of these Spiritual Classics are expert guides–may we follow their directions home." –Archbishop Desmond Tutu
How can a just God abandon His creatures to suffering? How do we reconcile our notions of divine goodness and omnipotence with the fact that the universe is visibly unfair? Sooner or later, these questions confront anyone who attempts to lead a life of faith. And nowhere have they been articulated with greater drama, poignancy, and despairing fury than in the Biblical parable of the blamelessly unfortunate Job.
With a new Preface by Cynthia Ozick, nominated for the National Book Award for her book The Puttermesser Papers
About John F. Thornton
Thomas More (1478-1535) rose from humble origins to achieve the highest political and judicial office of England, second only to the king. He was recognized throughout Europe as one of the great lawyers, Christian humanists, and classical scholars of his… More about John F. Thornton
Published by Vintage Dec 29, 1998| 144 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780375700224