How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil

How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil Review

This clear and accessible treatment of key biblical themes related to human suffering and evil is written by one of the most respected evangelical biblical scholars alive today. Carson brings together a close, careful exposition of key biblical passa...

Title:How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil
Edition Language:English

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    How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil Reviews

  • Paul

    Five stars aren't enough: ********** !This book should be required reading for every Christian. It is, I think, the best treatment on the subject of the existence or, rather, problem of evil and suffe...

  • Unchong Berkey

    I appreciate books that help me fix my brain onto theological truths that work themselves into my heart. Thoughts precede emotions. So in bereavement, it did my heart good to think on and wrestle with...

  • Robin Langford

    I’m glad I read this book. Carson is up front in describing it as a framework through which to view suffering and pain and evil. He tells the reader that it is perhaps best read before suffering. I ...

  • Steven Evans

    Couched as preventative medicine and not for those in the midst of suffering, D.A. Carson delivers on an excellent reflection on suffering and evil. He addresses the expected major headings and sets f...

  • Aja

    I had to read a book for my theology class.I have mixed feelings about this one. On one hand, Carson has some good ideas when it comes to human responsibility and God's sovereignty, despite me not bei...

  • Clayton Keenon

    Good preventative medicine.First, be clear on what this book is not. This book is not an apologetic book to address the objections of a skeptic or doubts of a believer regarding the problem of evil. T...

  • Ryan Spillers

    One of the best books I've read! Challenging but worth it. ...

  • Paul,

    All in all, a very good book. I particularly appreciate the balanced, compassionate approach to the problem of suffering. I like the exposition of the book of Job and its explanation of the mystery of...

  • Jeanie

    This is a very detailed study on suffering and the evil that entangles us. This will prepare your heart for suffering that comes and how to not let evil overwhelm your spirit. A very gospel centered l...

  • Al Garlando

    "Christian beliefs are not to be stacked in the warehouse of the mind; they are to be handled and applied to the challenges of life and discipleship. Otherwise they are incapable of bringing comfort a...