Harold S. Kushner is Rabbi Laureate of Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts, where he lives. His books include The Lord Is My Shepherd, Living a Life That Matters, and How Good Do We Have to Be?
Offers a moving and humane approach to understanding life's windstorms.Raises many questions that will challenge your mind and test your faith regarding the ultimate questions of life and death.
From the Hardcover edition.
Almost every great novelist has dealt with the theme of inexplicable illness...Harold Kushner deals with this question with deep insight and provides invaluable reassurance.
|Introduction : why I wrote this book||3|
|1||Why do the righteous suffer?||9|
|2||The story of a man named Job||36|
|3||Sometimes there is no reason||53|
|4||No exceptions for nice people||64|
|5||God leaves us room to be human||81|
|6||God helps those who stop hurting themselves||97|
|7||God can't do everything, but he can do some important things||125|
|8||What good, then, is religion?||145|