Fortress Press



Dorothee Soelle (Author)


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  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • ISBN 9780800618131
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 9 x 6
  • Pages 192
  • Publication Date January 1, 1975


"A valuable contribution to the literature of theology and ethics, combining in a fascinating way biblical, theological, pastoral, and socioethical themes. . . The study is of immense value because it identifies the modern idolatry that views suffering as absurd and devoid of meaning. . . The book is a marvelous exercise in cultural self-analysis that is preliminary to any meaningful exorcism and redirection."
--Kenneth Vaux
Theology Today

"Passionate, imaginative, learned, literary, pithy, and at every point searching, Suffering is a notable achievement, not least because it pricks the heart and conscience, making the reader share in the deep experience of suffering that lies behind its writing."
--James A. Carpenter
Anglican Theological Review