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Suffering
     

Suffering

by Arthur Chute Mcgill, William F. May, Paul Ramsey
 

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ISBN-10: 0664244483

ISBN-13: 9780664244484

Pub. Date: 12/19/1982

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

How can an omnipotent God allow suffering and violence to pervade the world? Arthur McGill approaches this disturbing question by examining the concept of power that is violent, destructive, and dominative, and the power of God that is creative, totally open, self-giving, and expansive. Through consideration of power, McGill provides reflections on the nature of

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How can an omnipotent God allow suffering and violence to pervade the world? Arthur McGill approaches this disturbing question by examining the concept of power that is violent, destructive, and dominative, and the power of God that is creative, totally open, self-giving, and expansive. Through consideration of power, McGill provides reflections on the nature of God's inner life in the Trinity and concludes that "service" characterizes God's relationship to the world, not "domination."

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ISBN-13:
9780664244484
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
12/19/1982
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
0.38(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)
Lexile:
1200L (what's this?)

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