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The problem of evil : the challenge to essential Christian beliefs

Author: Jeremy A Evans
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : B & H Academic, 2013.
Series: B & H studies in Christian apologetics.
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The Problem of Evil offers a comprehensive examination of the problem of evil from both technical and ministerial perspectives. Author and acclaimed philosophy professor Jeremy A. Evans treats the history of the problem with fairness, looking at it through contemporary philosophical literature and offering responses to the most substantive arguments from evil. His purpose is to provide holistic responses to the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy A Evans
ISBN: 9781433671807 1433671808
OCLC Number: 707250032
Description: x, 226 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The problem of evil: introductory issues --
The logical problem of evil --
The evidential problem of evil --
The defeat of good and evil --
Divine hiddenness --
The problem of hell --
Natural evil: comparing theism and naturalism --
Prolegomena to the deontological problem of evil --
Moral evil: comparing theism and naturalism --
The relationship between God's will and God's commands --
Is God morally arbitrary or morally irrelevant? --
Evil and the worship-worthiness of God.
Series Title: B & H studies in Christian apologetics.
Responsibility: Jeremy A. Evans.

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The Problem of Evil offers a comprehensive examination of the problem of evil from both technical and ministerial perspectives. Author and acclaimed philosophy professor Jeremy A. Evans treats the history of the problem with fairness, looking at it through contemporary philosophical literature and offering responses to the most substantive arguments from evil. His purpose is to provide holistic responses to the problem of evil that are philosophically and theologically maintainable. Among the chapters are "Introduction to the Problem of Evil," "The Logical Problem of Evil," "The Evidential Problem of Evil," "The Problem of Hell," "The Problem of Divine Hiddenness," "The Defeat of Evil," "Moral Evil: Comparing Theism and Naturalism," and "Evil and the Worship Worthiness of God."--Publisher

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