Bad Things

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When Bad  Things Happen to Good  People,  Harold S. Kushner,  Anchor,  December 18, 2007

When Bad Things Happen to Good People is a 1981 book by Harold Kushner,  a Conservative rabbi.  Kushner addresses in the book one of the principal problems of theodicy, the conundrum of why, if the universe was created and is governed by a G-d who is of a good and loving nature, there is nonetheless so much suffering and pain in it— essentially, the evidential problem of evil.

Offers a moving and humane approach to understanding life’s windstorms. Raises many questions that will challenge your mind and test your faith regarding the ultimate questions of life and death.From the Hardcover edition.

The book is dedicated to the memory of his young son, Aaron, who died at age 14 in 1977 of the incurable genetic disease progeria.  Rabbi Kushner’s book was a New York Times bestseller for many months in the “nonfiction” category.

About the Author
Harold S. Kushner is the author of several bestselling books on coping with life’s challenges. He has been honored by the Christophers as one of the fifty people who have made the world a better place.  He is Rabbi Laureate of  Temple Israel in Natick,  Massachusetts (from the Hardcover edition).

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