Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith. In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask. Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud is a book written by Philip Yancey and published by Zondervan in It is one of Yancey’s. In Disappointment with God, Yancey tackles the questions caused by a God who doesn’t always do what we think he’s supposed to do. Insightful and deeply.

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Anyway, I believe that Yancy has tackled this topic superbly because I believe that he outlines the situation quite well. As often as not, spiritual giants of the Bible are shown contending with God.

Well- that is my perspective, and that’s what this book explains. I can’t make enough compliments about Philip Yancey. This–everybody who has ever even tangentially been connected to Christianity should read this. My questions for Mr. Jan 14, Katharine rated it really liked it Shelves: Read disappiintment that mention disappointment with god philip yancey highly recommend old testament read this book phillip yancey must read disappointed with god book of job god unfair recommend this book hard questions great book ever read thought provoking even though things happen tough questions god silent many people.

I always enjoy the wiht while I’m reading that I’m right next to him on his journey struggling with the tough questions. A lot of the discussion centers around the book of Job, with many qu I read this book my first by this author after dieappointment friend had questions about it.


I wanted to read this book because I have felt disappointmenr with God on more than one occasion. Explore the Home Gift Guide. One of the one star reviewers referred to the book as a ‘horror’.

Not Enabled Screen Reader: However, I do believe they missed the point. And faith is, in the end, a kind phi,ip homesickness – for a home we have never visited but have never once stopped longing for. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It’s marked 4 because I struggled with some of the suggested “answers” and even at times struggled with some of the questions presented not the main three.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The foundation for all of his points comes from the book of Jonah, which was already my favorite Old Testament book. A really interesting way of gof about things, though. Product details File Bod Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud by Philip Yancey

Yancey’s viewpoint is as though he is out standing among the multitudes with the rest of us looking in the same direction we are and looking at the same thing. Please buy and read. The way I see it, Mr.

He takes the reader through the history of mankind, from the OT when God w The major part I most admired about this book is the author’s honesty. Yancy tries to explain the mind of God.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. It then goes through bible stories or the evolution of God to answer. In this respect, the Bible prefigures a tenet of modern psychology: This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life.


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That response never once occurred to Job. Yancey takes you on a journey in which it is okay to question and doubt. Will the creatures love Me?

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God can deal with every human response save one. I bought it because as a Christian I often encounter people who question God and his love for us so I wanted to get some insight on what this book said.

And if I confuse God with the physical reality of life- by expecting constant good health for example- then I set myself up for crashing disappointment. In this profoundly personal book, these questions are answered with clarity, richness, and biblical certainty.

Now, many of us baulk at this idea that God and Satan are having bets over our lives, and that God is bowing to Satan’s demands, but consider that Satan does have a point — Job has been exceedingly blessed by God and Satan’s argument is that the only reason that Job loves God is because God showers him with gifts.