536: God, Evil, Faith

Dan Wotherspoon Abuse, Christianity, Evil, Faith, God, Grief and Suffering, Theology 8 Comments

The classic theological puzzle known as the “problem of evil” arises when we assert the existence of an all-powerful God who is also perfectly loving, …

462–463: Lessons From the Historical Jesus

Dan Wotherspoon Christianity, Faith, God, Grief and Suffering, Jesus Christ, Marriage, Mormon & Gospel Teachings, Women 2 Comments

James and Judith McConkie have taken a deep dive into something relatively few Mormon scholars and teachers have researched: the historical Jesus. Latter-day Saints have …

363–364: Mormonism’s Wonderful, Vulnerable God

Dan Wotherspoon God 20 Comments

For many who find themselves in the middle of a faith crisis, casting about for new footing and ways of orienting to life and others, …

343: An Exciting Approach to Scripture

Dan Wotherspoon Scripture 1 Comment

A new book edited by Julie M. Smith, As Iron Sharpens Iron: Listening to the Various Voices of Scripture, does  something wonderful. It takes something we …

174–175: The Chaplains on . . . Suffering

Dan Wotherspoon Depression, Grief and Suffering 17 Comments

When we meet someone who is suffering, whether physically or emotionally, we naturally want to be of service to them. Sometimes our fears overcome us, …

119–121: The Problem of Evil and Suffering

Dan Wotherspoon Grief and Suffering, Top 10 70 Comments

One of the most prominent and difficult issues in philosophy of religion addresses the dilemma that arises when one asserts the existence of an all-powerful …