The Bible doesn’t ignore the difficult realities around pain and suffering. The objective of Christian faith is not to help you soothe away your troubles, not to pretend all is well when it isn’t, not to dull the pain but rather to see reality and grasp the root of our problem.
In this talk given at St Andrew the Great Church in Cambridge, Amy Orr-Ewing examines the sources of the gospels, the role of eyewitness accounts and how we make sense of the miraculous.
It’s a fundamental question posed by Jesus, and it’s explored here as Amy Orr-Ewing examines faith, life and truth.
Lots of people imagine that the Bible is fantasy, fairy tale or stories that have evolved over time but is this what the evidence supports?