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EVENT CANCELLED120 Lisgar st. (at Elgin)
6:30pm

The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person with Rabbi Harold S. Kushner

Hosted by CFRA's John Counsell

The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person with Rabbi Harold S. Kushner

Hosted by CFRA's John Counsell
29
Monday
Oct
2012
6:30pm
EVENT CANCELLED
120 Lisgar st. (at Elgin)
Harold S. Kushner - Photo by Ariel Kushner Habe

Due to extreme weather conditions in Boston, Rabbi Kushner is unable to be with us. We hope to re-schedule his event. Tickets can be exchanged for the event of your choice, or can be returned to point of purchase for a full refund.

 

From Harold S. Kushner, bestselling author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People and Conquering Fear, comes a thoughtful, illuminating guide to that most fascinating of biblical texts, the Book of Job, and what it can teach us about living in a troubled world.

 

The story of Job is one of unjust things happening to a good man. Yet after losing everything, Job – confused, angry, and questioning God – refuses to reject his faith. However, he does challenges some central aspects of it. Don’t miss this examination of the questions raised by Job’s experience, questions that have challenged wisdom seekers and worshippers for centuries. What kind of God permits such bad things to happen to good people? Why does God test loyal followers? Can a truly good God be all-powerful? 

 

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