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When God Doesn't Look Like God: a Christian Confrontation with Cancer and Other Evils

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"Cancer drove me to the foot of the cross as the experience threatened to decimate my belief that this tortured, dying Jesus is the loving God of all creation. How can we remain faithful to Jesus in the midst of personal tragedy? "When God Doesn't Look Like God" weaves the faith-shattering questions that surface in life's darkest seasons into the tapestry of biblical narra ...more
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Curtis Lillie
May 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
As I pastor I am always looking for resources to engage people who are in the midst of suffering. I generally find one of two things in popular Christian resources. One, God gave you this tragedy ("Get over it, God is justified in doing as He pleases"). And two, God did not give you this tragedy ("Let's blame someone else').. I always find these claims to be a bit presumptive and hollow.

I experienced Johnson's approach to be one of the most thoughtful and honest I've encountered.

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