How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question -- Why We Suffer
HarperOne, Paperback, 9780061173929, 294pp.
Publication Date: February 2009
One Bible, Many Answers
In God's Problem, the New York Times bestselling author of Misquoting Jesus challenges the contradictory biblical explanations for why an all-powerful God allows us to suffer.
“Ehrman’s clarity, simplicity, and congeniality help make this a superb introduction to its subject.”
“Ehrman, a prolific and popular author, has put his journey into words in a new book “God’s Problem. ...Ehrman actually ends “God’s Problem” on an upbeat note, a kind of call to arms for people to be good--to themselves and to others...”
-San Diego Tribune
“[An] entrapped invocation of a God who is not believed in, but is nonetheless despised, is what gives the book a rough power. …[Ehrman] is a lucid expositor…”
-The New Yorker