Why doesn't God answer my prayers? If God is so powerful why does evil exist? And if He is so good, why do we suffer? Nonbelievers, and even Christians, are often troubled by questions about suffering, doubt, failure, and unanswered prayer. Yet careful, compassionate answers are hard to find, in part because evangelicals have not taken the life of the mind seriously enough. The intellectual currents of our day are just too strong for simplistic responses. In this book, William Lane Craig doesn't offer trite phrases or pat answers--he offers honest insights gained from a life of study and ministry. Readers in the midst of doubt and confusion will find real answers to these perplexing questions and learn to stand on the only sure foundation for hope--God Himself. This expanded new edition includes chapters on abortion and homosexuality to help readers know how to think about these volatile social issues.