From the Back Cover
Where Did Evil Come From? And Why Doesn't God Do Something About It?
The problem of evil is perhaps the most difficult question the Christian must face. If God is good and all-powerful, why is there suffering in the world? Can't God put an end to murder, rape, and starvation? What about earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis? Why couldn't a perfect God have made a perfect world?
In this concise but thorough book, Dr. Norman Geisler carefully answers these tough questions, using step-by-step explanations and compelling examples. He walks the reader through time-tested answers but also provides a new approach revolving around whether or not this world is the "best of all possible worlds." All this adds up to comforting news for believers: We can rest assured that God is both loving and all-powerful.
Named an Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year
"This is classic Geisler--brilliant, incisive, succinct, convincing. He's one of the great defenders of Christianity."
--Lee Strobel, author, The Case for Christ
and The Case for the Real Jesus
"This is one of the clearest, most comprehensive, and penetrating presentations on one of the most difficult problems that thinking Christians face."
--Ravi Zacharias, Author/speaker, President Ravi Zacharias International Ministries
About the Author
Norman L. Geisler (Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago) has taught at top evangelical schools for over fifty years and is distinguished professor of apologetics and theology at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. He is the author of more than seventy books, including the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics.