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Evil and the evidence for god : the challenge of john hicks theodicy.

Author: R Douglas Geivett
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple Univ Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How to reconcile the existence of evil with the belief in a benevolent God has long posed a philosophical problem to the system of Christian theism. This work redress this difficulty in modern terms.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Douglas Geivett
ISBN: 1566393973 9781566393973
OCLC Number: 231793824
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Contents: Preface Part I: Two Traditions 1. The Problem of Evil 2. The Augustinian Tradition 3. John Hick's Theodicy Part II: Religious Epistemology 4. The Value of Natural Theology 5. The Danger of Dismissing Natural Theology 6. The Possibility of Natural Theology, Part 1: The Argument for a Non-Natural Reality 7. The Possibility of Natural Theology, Part 2: Personality, Power, and Providence 8. Explanation and Religious Ambiguity Part III: Theodicy Proper 9. John Hick's View of Divine Purpose 10. The Augustinian View of Divine Purpose 11. Free Will and Evil 12. Evil and the Afterlife Afterword by John Hick Notes Index

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"Geivett details a natural theology and develops a way of understanding the existence of evil that places the fact of evil within, rather than in opposition to, a theistic view. Both the natural Read more...

 
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