on 25 June 2013
This really is an outstanding book. Tackling difficult issues that trouble Christians and non-Christians alike, Boyd has produced an incredibly thorough and thoughtful book. Suffering, evil, even love itself, are the inevitable consequence of God's decision to give free will. God is love. He doesn't create evil but he does use it.
But don't stop with my feeble attempts to summarise Boyd. Get the book. If you are angry at God, you need to read this book.
on 15 January 2008
I've been brought up in the reformed school all my life, but questions over many years have persistently challenged me and the views I hold. I read this book and it was like a light was switched on and a heavy weight lifted off. I know this sounds extreme, but it's how I felt. Read this book!
on 29 March 2010
This in one of Scott Boyd's writing on the problem of evil, which is invaluable. This book provides a very good lay-out of arminianism and it also addresses the traditionally calvinist passages. It is set in the world today, not in a theological bubble. Great exegesis. Good starter before looking at the more advanced sources.