What Good Is God?

What Good Is God?

In Search of a Faith That Matters

By Philip Yancey; Klaus Ernst (Illustrator)

Faithwords, Hardcover, 9780446559850, 287pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 2010

Description

Journalist and spiritual seeker Philip Yancey has always struggled with the most basic questions of the Christian faith. The question he tackles in WHAT GOOD IS GOD? concerns the practical value of belief in God. His search for the answer to this question took him to some amazing settings around the world: Mumbai, India when the firing started during the terrorist attacks; at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated; on the Virginia Tech campus soon after the massacre; an AA convention; and even to a conference for women in prostitution. At each of the 10 places he visited, his preparation for the visit and exactly what he said to the people he met each provided evidence that faith really does work when what we believe is severely tested. WHAT GOOD IS GOD? tells the story of Philips journey--the background, the preparation, the presentations themselves. Here is a story of grace for armchair travelers, spiritual seekers, and those in desperate need of assurance that their faith really matters.



About the Author
Philip Yancey es periodista, autor de varios exitos de libreria y conferencista. Sus mas de veinte libros son conocidos por su honestidad, profundas busquedas en torno a la fe cristiana, especialmente en lo que concierne a interrogantes y dilemas personales. Millones de avidos lectores lo consideran como un companero confiable en la busqueda de una fe que importe. Philip y su esposa Janet viven en Colorado.



Praise For What Good Is God?

"I love Philip Yancey's work. He is a brilliant, graceful writer."—Anne Lamott

"Few are better than Yancey in providing answers that can soothe a faith that's almost been shattered."—Charles R. Swindoll

"There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more."—Billy Graham

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