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Title: God and the Suffering of His People
Authors: Kuwornu-Adjaottor, J. E. T
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Journal of Science and Technology
Citation: Vol. 33, No. 1, April, 2013: 114-120
Abstract: The problem of suffering is a multifaceted one. It has philosophical, psychological and theological dimensions. Philosophically it gives a rational explanation to the existence of God and suffering in the world. Psychologically it deals with how to comfort those who suffer hurt which might make them to develop a dislike for God. Theologically it has to do with the question believers in God ask when they go through suffering. In this paper the author posits, from a theological perspective that, God does not take delight in the sufferings of his people; he wrestles with the shortcomings/sufferings of his people, an activity of him we cannot fully understand. Thus when believers suffer, they must stand firm and depend on God.
Description: Article published in Journal of Science and Technology Vol. 33, No. 1, April, 2013: 114-120.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6417
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