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God in Pain: Teaching Sermons on Suffering (Teaching Sermons Series)

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Everyone understands human pain. But many Christians have difficulty comprehending God's pain, especially God's pain in the death of Christ. Is it atonement or child abuse? To speak of God in pain, says Barbara Brown Taylor, is not only to address the biblical stories of Christ's suffering and death, but also to proclaim the God who is present in our pain. This volume of t ...more
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Published September 1st 2010 by Abingdon Press (first published February 1998)
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Taylor's refreshing takes on these ancient truths are inspiring and moving.
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Short but excellent book on the role of pain and suffering in Christianity. Found her teaching sermons very accessible
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One of the texts in my Literary Responses to Evil class with Dr. Greg Garrett.
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Barbara Brown Taylor’s last book, An Altar in the World, was a New York Times bestseller that received the Silver Nautilus Award in 2012. Her first memoir, Leaving Church, received an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association and won the Theologos Award for best general interest book of 2006. Taylor spent fifteen years in parish ministry before becoming the Butman Professor of ...more
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