The God Beyond Belief: In Defence of William Rowe's Evidential Argument from Evil

The God Beyond Belief: In Defence of William Rowe's Evidential Argument from Evil

by Nick Trakakis
     
 

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This study of Professor William Rowe’s defense of atheism on the basis of evil assesses the literature that has developed in response to Rowe’s work, closely examining two strategies: mystery – the idea that God may have reasons beyond our comprehension for permitting evil; and theodicy - explanations as to why God allows evil to flourish. The

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This study of Professor William Rowe’s defense of atheism on the basis of evil assesses the literature that has developed in response to Rowe’s work, closely examining two strategies: mystery – the idea that God may have reasons beyond our comprehension for permitting evil; and theodicy - explanations as to why God allows evil to flourish. The book unearths difficulties in both, concluding that the God of theism must be "beyond belief."

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ISBN-13:
9781402051449
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
Studies in Philosophy and Religion Series, #27
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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