March 15, 2006
Where Is the God of Justice? Biblical Perspectives on Suffering, by Dr. Warren McWilliams, Auguie Henry professor of Bible at Oklahoma Baptist University, was published by Hendrickson Publishers in January. The book uses an academic approach to explore biblical teachings on suffering and providence.
McWilliams’ book, which addresses issues topically, is designed as a resource for pastors, counselors, and people who struggle with questions of pain and suffering.
McWilliams has taught Bible, theology, and ethics at OBU since 1976. He is a graduate of OBU, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Vanderbilt University. He is a frequent contributor to Sunday School curriculum for LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, and has written articles for the Holman Bible Dictionary and the Mercer Dictionary of the Bible.
His previously published books include Free in Christ: The New Testament Understanding of Freedom; The Passion of God: Divine Suffering in Contemporary Protestant Theology; When You Walk through Fire; Christ and Narcissus: Prayer in a Self-Centered World; Dear Chris: Letters on the Life of Faith; and Fear No Evil.