Wednesday, September 18, 2013
6 Key Things in Understanding Suffering
In a recent lecture delivered at Houston's Lanier Theological Library titled "Going Beyond Clichés: Christian Reflection on Suffering and Evil" [video link attached], Don Carson proposes six pillars to support a Christian worldview for stability through suffering.
"A Christian worldview rests on huge, biblically established, theological frameworks -- all of which have to be accepted all of the time," the research professor of New Testament explains. "And this massive structure is stable and comprehensive enough to give you a great deal of stability when you go through your darkest hours." His proposed pillars aren't cute musings, in other words, but crucial bulwarks.
Good stuff -- insightful, helpful. Check it out here.
(Missionary Doug Nichols alerted me to this article. Thanks, Doug.)