Where is God in a Coronavirus World?

John Lennox

The Good Book Company

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How belief in a loving and sovereign God helps us to make sense of and cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

We are living through a unique, era-defining period. Many of our old certainties have gone, whatever our view of the world and whatever our beliefs. The coronavirus pandemic and its effects are perplexing and unsettling for all of us. How do we begin to think it through and cope with it?

In this short yet profound book, Oxford mathematics professor John Lennox examines the coronavirus in light of various belief systems and shows how the Christian worldview not only helps us to make sense of it, but also offers us a sure and certain hope to cling to.

Here's why John Lennox wrote the book:
"This book consists of my reflections on what we are experiencing right now. I started writing it a week ago, and things have changed quickly since then and no doubt will do again...I would invite you, the reader, to view the book like this: we are sitting in a coffee shop (if only we could!) and you have asked me the question on the book cover. I put down my coffee cup and attempt to give you an honest answer. What follows is what I would try to say in order to convey some comfort, support and hope."

Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. Feeling Vulnerable
  • 2. Cathedrals and Worldviews
  • 3. Can Atheism Help?
  • 4. How Can There Be Coronavirus If There Is a Loving God?
  • 5. Evidence of Love
  • 6. The Difference God Makes
  • PostscriptSick
  • Paperback
  • 64 pages
  • 9781784985691
  • April 2020