"It is really a pleasure to be able to praise a book unreservedly, and that is just what I can do with The Problem of Pain." - The Guardian
For centuries Christians have been tormented by one question above all-"If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?"
C.S. Lewis sets out to disentangle this knotty issue, but wisely adds that in the end no intellectual solution can dispense with the necessity for patience and courage.