If you’ve never questioned the existence of God, visited a pediatric oncology ward, watched news of a famine or tsunami on TV, or wondered about the integrity of some passages in the Old Testament, then by all means avoid this session. Practical hints on how to handle doubt, which, as Yancey says, ‘is the very thing that brought me to faith.’
Philip Yancey is a prolific writer, editor at large of Christianity Today and co-chair of the editorial board for Books and Culture. His most recent book is Prayer and others include Reaching for the Invisible God, What’s So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew.