Topic: Christian Theology
DescriptionWeek 4: Sin, Suffering, and Evil
Fischer & Hart: Ch. 7 & 8;
Marinelli: Chapters 1, 2, 3;
Bible: Job 1-14; 38 – end; The Book of Lamentations
WRITE: Write a 2 – 3 page essay on the following topic:
In his commentary on the Book of Job, Michael D. Guinan states: “Problems are solved. Mysteries are lived.” (Guinan, Michael D. Job. Collegeville Bible Commentary, Vol. 19. Collegeville, MN: The Order of St Benedict, 1986, p. 80) How do the Book of Job, Lamentations, and the Gospel of Mark argue that suffering is a mystery?