Among the Ashes: On Death, Grief, and Hope


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How can we hold fast to the hope of life eternal when we lose someone we love? In this book William Abraham reflects on the nature of certainty and the logic of hope in the context of an experience of devastating grief. Abraham opens with a stark account of the effects of grief in his own life after the unexpected death of his oldest son. Drawing on the book of Job, Abraham then looks at the significance of grief in debates about the problem of evil. He probes what Christianity teaches about life after death and ...

Among the Ashes: On Death, Grief, and Hope 2017, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780802875280