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Where the Hell Is God?

Where the Hell Is God?

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by Richard Leonard
     
 

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Leonard, an Australian-born Jesuit who writes on Catholic approaches to film (Movies That Matter), has authored a brief, acute, and touching book on theodicy. For Leonard, guided in part by his own experience with a sister left disabled after an auto accident, and in part by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, God does not directly will or send pain, suffering, natural disasters, or punishments. We can approach God through these experiences and learn from them, but God is not their "author" in the simplistic sense many espouse. While Leonard's God may feel more remote than the personal deity many have embraced, his liberation of God from personal evil is a breakthrough. VERDICT An explosive and progressive message in a small wrapper, Leonard's book may frustrate Catholic and non-Catholic conservatives, but it will be a tonic for liberal Christians and seekers of all faiths.

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ISBN-13:
9781587680601
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
237,858
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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