God, Evil, and Suffering: Essays in Honor of Paul R. Sponheim
Terence E. Fretheim and Curtis L. Thompson

What's Inside:

Situating Paul Sponheim’s Theology
Curtis Thompson

Part I — Justice and Justification

Is God Just?
John B. Cobb, Jr.

Divine Judgment and the Warming of the World: An Old Testament Perspective
Terence E. Fretheim

“You meant evil against me; but God meant it for good”: Thinking Genesis 50:20
Frederick J. Gaiser

The Trouble With Human Rights: Confucius and Mission
Paul Varo Martinson

Sin, Scapegoating, and Justifying Faith
Ted Peters

The Case of Job: An Experiential Critique of Traditional Theology
Daniel J. Simundson

Part II — Suffering and the Other

Wisdom to Make the World Go On: On Disability and the Cultural Delegitimation of Suffering
Sharon V. Betcher

Paul’s Sentence of Death (2 Corinthians 1:9)
David E. Fredrickson

Natural Evil: The Continuing Theological Challenge
Philip Hefner

Suffering Together with Christ: A Study of Romans 8:17
Arland J. Hultgren

To Love the Enemy: A Theological Problem
Ann Pederson

Suffering, Desire, Temptation, and Ecstatic Apologetics
Jonathan P. Strandjord

Sin in Feminist and Process Thought
Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki

Part III — The Spirit of God and Salvation

Søren Kierkegaard’s Cure for the Soul
Lois Malcolm

The Changing Face of Pastoral Care
Roland Martinson

“Your Sins Are Forgiven”: Saved by the Life of Christ
Linda Lee Nelson

The Sighs of God: Kenosis, Quantum Theory, and the Spirit
Ernest L. Simmons

Suffering and Evil: The Difference Spirit Makes
Lee E. Snook

Potency and Humility: Acknowledging the Power of My Power
Curtis L. Thompson

Paul R. Sponheim: A Selected Bibliography
Kirsten Ann Scribner Mebust

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