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Rarely does a book come along that tackles a perennially difficult human issue with such clarity and intelligence. Harold Kushner, a Jewish rabbi facing his own child's fatal illness, deftly guides us through the inadequacies of the traditional answers to the problem of evil, then provides a uniquely practical and compassionate answer that has appealed to millions of readers across all religious creeds. Remarkable for its intensely relevant real-life examples and its fluid prose, this book cannot go unread by anyone who has ever been troubled by the question, "Why me?" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this book features Rabbi Kushner's perspective on how people can better deal with evil that enters their lives.
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Excellent book. Really gives you another option on your belief of God's role when bad things happen to good people. I don't necessarily agree 100% with the book, but almost.Published 3 months ago by Nancy Weisdorff
Although 30 years old, this book has turned out to be a classic. Kushner was ahead of his time in integrating religion and scientific thinking as he takes the reader through... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Charles Anderson
A great book that will lift your spirits when the world puts you downPublished 12 months ago by Winifred
Author lived through horrible trauma of loss of a child to an uncurable condition. He reconsiders his religious beliefs and his feelings and passes on advice to those subjected to... Read morePublished on Jan. 22 2013 by Elizabeth
The book provides a bit of an understanding, but I am quite surprised at parts of this "Godly" person's belief system.Published on Dec 21 2012 by R. Ernst
Dr. Kushner was well-intentioned in his authorship of this book to be sure. However, his basic conclusion is that God is either all-powerful or all-loving. Read morePublished on June 15 2004
I must admit, I have not read this book yet, but aim to do so. I heard Mr. Kushner speak about his book on the God Squad and the message of his book . Read morePublished on April 5 2004 by TH