The Way Home Podcast: Mark Talbot on Suffering

Today we have Mark Talbot joining us on The Way Home podcast. Mark Talbot is the author of a multivolume series on theology of suffering. He has a comprehensive look on suffering in the scriptures and how we should think about it coming from his own experience with suffering. Today we dive into his latest volume Give Me Understanding That I May Live where he walks through God’s redemptive plan and situates our suffering in a salvation context.

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Show Notes

Mark Talbot Biography:Mark Talbot (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College and the host of the podcast When the Stars Disappear. His areas of expertise include philosophical psychology, philosophical theology, David Hume, Augustine, and Jonathan Edwards. He and his wife, Cindy, have one daughter and three grandchildren. Mark attends Christ Presbyterian Church in Roselle, Illinois.

Books: Give Me Understanding That I May Live: Situating Our Suffering within God’s Redemptive Plan (Suffering and the Christian Life, 2), When the Stars Disappear: Help and Hope from Stories of Suffering in Scripture (Suffering and the Christian Life, 1)

This episode is sponsored by Canopy.