Description Good God, Lousy World, and Me de Holly Burkhalter:
""In this extraordinary memoir of grace, one of the foremost human rights advocates of the last half century shares her brutally and hilariously honest story of finding God on one of the most unlikely, irreverent, and utterly beautiful pilgrimages through life as it actually is."" --Gary A. Haugen, president and CEO, International Justice Mission "It used to be that my own religious philosophy was to work hard, charm everyone within spittin' distance, and do a lot of crafts. So how did this hard-core leftist skeptic find peace and happiness among Bible-quoting, praying-out-loud, born-again evangelicals? I realized that my two choices--the existence of a loving God or the reality of evil--weren't the only options. Option three is that God is good and the world is lousy. But wait. There's more. God knows the world is lousy. Knows it, hates it, and wants us to do something about it..." --Holly Burkhalter, "Good God, Lousy World
Holly Burkhalter is a leading international human rights advocate with a thirty-year career in Wash-ington, DC. She worked in Congress and for sev-eral prominent human rights organizations before joining International Justice Mission as vice presi-dent for Government Relations and Advocacy. Holly is a frequent witness before Congress and publishes regularly on international human rights policy. She and her husband, John Fitzpatrick, their two teenage daughters, and one large dog live in a small house on Capitol Hill. "Good God, Lousy World, and Me "is her third book.