What Does Lament Produce?

“[T]he task of the practice of lament is to produce a form of character that can live with unanswered questions, not through repression or denial, but by expression and active acceptance of the reality of evil and suffering and the love of God in the midst of it.”

John Swinton, Raging With Compassion: Pastoral Responses to the Problem of Evil, 113.

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