Creation Untamed : The Bible God And Natural Disasters


1. God Created The World Good, Not Perfect
2. The God Of The Flood Story And Natural Disasters
3. Natural Disasters, The Will Of The Creator, And The Suffering Of Job
4. Suffering And The God Of The Old Testament
5. God, Faith, And The Practice Of Prayer

Additional Info
Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, and hurricanes have plagued the history of the earth. What is God’s role in natural disasters and the human suffering they cause? This is one of the most vexing questions in Christian life and theology. Terence Fretheim offers fresh readings of familiar Old Testament passages–such as creation, the flood, and the suffering of Job–to give readers biblical resources for working through this topic. He shows the God of the Bible to be a compassionate, suffering, relational God, one we can turn to in prayer in times of disaster.


SKU (ISBN): 9780801038938
ISBN10: 0801038936
Terence Fretheim
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: September 2010
Theological Explorations For The Church Catholic
Publisher: Baker Academic