Encountering Evil: Live Options in Theodicy / Edition 1

Encountering Evil: Live Options in Theodicy / Edition 1

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by Stephen T. Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804205175

ISBN-13: 9780804205177

Pub. Date: 01/28/1981

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Eight prominent philosophers and theologians confront the problems posed by natural and human evil for theistic belief. Each thinker sets out his or her theodicy and its connections to current social and philosophical debates. The other contributors then offer critiques of each theodicy, to which its author subsequently responds. The result is a valuable

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Eight prominent philosophers and theologians confront the problems posed by natural and human evil for theistic belief. Each thinker sets out his or her theodicy and its connections to current social and philosophical debates. The other contributors then offer critiques of each theodicy, to which its author subsequently responds. The result is a valuable introduction to philosophical and theological perspectives on contemporary evil and to the nature of discourse in the philosophy of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804205177
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/28/1981
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.58(d)

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