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The book is written in a very simple way and a easy read, though.
As Ehrman points out in the book, the Bible has blatant contradictions in trying to answer that question and he does a good job making his case.
Monotheists differed from Pagans not in that they denied the existence of such beings, but rather that they forbade their worship.
Sadly, Ehrman mixes an overly complicated view of religious scriptures and a lost and wandering understanding of faith to put the God of the universe in a nice little box. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. K. Fowlkes
The Bible is not a book; it is 66 books written by different people at different times and who believed different things about God and, as this book demonstrates, about theodicy. Read morePublished 2 months ago by StanEvolve
Very nice, accessible explication of the Question of Evil, a question that disappears when you take the Universe for the natural (vs. supernatural) place it is. Read morePublished 2 months ago by T. Grim
Bart Ehrman was a born again Christian and is a Professor of Theology. The more he studied the bible the more skeptical he became. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Duane Snyder
Read this book after I had deconverted and found it very interesting. Bart Ehrman makes very good points in his books about the Bible in a fair way. Would recommend this book!Published 4 months ago by A.Wylde
I have read many of Bart Ehrman's books and have quite a few of his Teaching Company DVD's. He is a bible scholar who makes me think. I don't always agree with him. Read morePublished 4 months ago by E. I. HOOD
Well reasoned with a really a compassionate view to suffering. I can understand some folks misunderstanding to his premise but really you have to come to terms with suffering in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carrie Louise Hames
If you like or dislike Ehrman, this book does nothing to push you either way. He's highly academic in his approach (no surprise there) and to my way of thinking misses an... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Trisha Saalbach
As a few have pointed out, and I only wish to summarize it here -- only Reincarnation as evolution of the souls, a natural Law of Cause and Effect and an impersonal God together... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Standard Reader