Kenneth R. Overberg, SJ, is professor emeritus of theology at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Jesuit priest. He is the author of a number of books, including Into the Abyss of Suffering: A Catholic View and Ethics and Aids: Compassion and Justice in Global Crisis. He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Humans have long searched for answers to an age-old question: If God is good, why do we suffer? The Mystery of God and Suffering offers an understanding of Jesus's life and his own suffering on the cross for all who find themselves uneasy with the notion of a vindictive God. Focused on the undeniable nature of a God who is good, this thought-provoking title offers wise guidance for our journey into the abyss of suffering.