Why is there suffering in the world?

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Why is there suffering in the world? This has been a question that has plagued the human mind throughout time. Many see it as a test from God, while others question God’s existence with so much suffering in the world. Muslim Chaplain and relationship counsellor Hassan Rabbani, and Dr Halle O’Neal, Co-Director of Edinburgh Buddhist Studies at the University of Edinburgh join Cathy Macdonald to explore how we make sense of suffering.

Period16 Apr 2023

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Media contributions

  • TitleBuddhism's Understanding of Suffering
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio Scotland, Sunday Morning with Cathy Macdonald
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    PersonsHalle O'Neal