Encountering God in the Abyss of Suffering
The work unfolds in two parts. In the first part, a description of the misery that characterises much of life in Africa in the recent past opens up to a theological consideration of the underlying causes and of God’s response to them. In the second part, the joy which is so characteristic of life in Africa even in places of immense suffering sets the scene for detailed reflections on liturgy, memory, forgiveness and hope.
Bibliography Note: The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is used throughout this work. Abbott, Walter M., ed. The Documents of Vatican II. London and Dublin: Geoffrey Chapman, 1966. Accattoli, Luigi. When a Pope Asks Forgiveness: The Mea C...
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