The Book of Calamities: Five Questions About Suffering and Its Meaning

Little, Brown and Company (Aug 27, 2008)
Hardcover – 464 pages
ISBN: 0316158798 / 9780316158794
What does it mean to suffer? What enables some people to emerge from tragedy while others are spiritually crushed by it? Why do so many Americans think of suffering as something that happens to other people-who usually deserve it? These are some of the questions at the heart of this powerful book...