About this Episode
How should we respond to suffering? On this episode of The Road to Emmaus, Scott Hahn walks through the rich biblical background on hardship, looks at Mary as a model for redemptive suffering, and shares his own personal experience. Listen now for personal and practical ways we as believers can face our suffering.
If you’re interested in an apologetics approach to explaining suffering, try Peter Kreeft’s Making Sense Out of Suffering.
As in all aspects of the spiritual life, we have no better guides than the saints. See what the great Doctors of the Church have to say on suffering in The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints by Ralph Martin.
How do we answer the difficult question of why evil exists? Listen to this audio blog on “The Problem of Evil” by Fr. Andrew Younan.
In our fallen world, suffering affects all aspects of life. How do we trust in God in our daily tasks? Read Getting Work Right: Labor and Leisure in a Fragmented World by Michael Naughton.