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Pandemic Responses: Fear, Shame, and Rejoicing in Suffering in Africa and the Middle East

Pandemic Responses: Fear, Shame, and Rejoicing in Suffering in Africa and the Middle East

“Why should I stop?” I asked myself. The big fellow standing in the road holding up his hand was not in police uniform.[1] It is not uncommon cycling in Kenya, to have people wave me down just to ask me to give them money. Something told me that this was serious. Other traffic was stopping. […]

Joy Beyond Understanding: Common Ground in Suffering and Worship among Eastern European Christians During the Communist Era

Joy Beyond Understanding: Common Ground in Suffering and Worship among Eastern European Christians During the Communist Era

PneumaReview.com invites you to read this paper by Professor Eugen Jugaru and discuss the connection between joy and suffering. Abstract Suffering for the Christian faith and Christian worship exuberance, paradoxically have a common ground: a joy beyond understanding which comes from the Holy Spirit. The reality of this unusual and passionate experience: joy in sufferings […]

Keith Warrington: Healing & Suffering

Keith Warrington: Healing & Suffering

  Keith Warrington, Healing & Suffering: Biblical and Pastoral Reflections (Carlisle, UK/Waynesboro, GA: Paternoster, 2005), 219 pages, ISBN 9781842273418. Keith Warrington, Director of Postgraduate Studies and Senior Lecturer in New Testament at Regents Theological College, Nantwich, has written on healing before, notably in Jesus the Healer: Paradigm or Unique Phenomenon (Carlisle, UK: Paternoster, 2000). Some […]

The Problem of Suffering: A Response from 1 Peter

The Problem of Suffering: A Response from 1 Peter

  Rebecca Skaggs with Thomas Doyle lead us into a biblical and thoughtful look at the reality of suffering.   The Issue Why is there suffering in the world? Further, why does it appear that often “good” people suffer when the “wicked” often thrive? Where is God when people suffer individually and collectively? For centuries, […]

Called to Suffering, Partakers of Joy: An Interview with Ajith Fernando

Called to Suffering, Partakers of Joy: An Interview with Ajith Fernando

Does the church need a doctrine of suffering?   The Pneuma Review had an opportunity to speak with Ajith Fernando, the national director of Youth For Christ in Sri Lanka, about his recent book The Call to Joy and Pain. This book has received the 2008 Book Award from Christianity Today in the church and […]

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