Kelly M. Kapic

Kelly is professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga.

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Responding to those in pain

Books | It includes a balance of empathy and orthodoxy
by Kelly M. Kapic
Posted 5/11/19, 10:28 am

Kelly M. Kapic in Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering emphasizes that our hope is in God “who made and redeemed heaven and earth, not in our own intellectual acuity.” He asks Christians to mix hope and lament in faithful suffering, rather than emphasizing hope with no lament (that’s naïve optimism), lament with no hope (“unrelenting despair”), and neither hope nor lament (“detached stoicism”).

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