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By A. J. Swoboda

On Thursday as they ate the Passover meal with Jesus, the disciples believed that the dominion used to be coming they usually have been at the entrance finish of a revolution. Then got here the tragedy of Friday and, by some means even worse, the silence of Saturday. They ran. They doubted. They despaired. but, in the grave, God's energy used to be nonetheless flowing like a strong river underneath the ice of wintry weather. after which there has been Sunday morning.

Real, uncooked, and achingly sincere, A wonderful Dark meets readers within the ambiguity, doubt, and uncertainty we believe whilst our ideals concerning the global do not fit as much as truth. Tackling difficult questions like Why is religion so difficult? Why do I doubt? Why does God permit me to suffer? and Is God rather with me in the course of my pain? A. J. Swoboda places into sharp concentration a religion that's more than our own convenience or fulfilment. He invitations readers to enhance a religion that embraces the strain among what we think and what we adventure, displaying that the very rigidity we search to do away with is the place God meets us.

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