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God and the problem of evil

Responsibility edited by William L. Rowe
Series Blackwell readings in philosophy / series editor, Steven M. Cahn ; 1
Material Type Book
Publisher Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers
Year 2001
Language English
Size xiii, 317 p. ; 24 cm
Abstract God and the Problem of Evil considers the question of whether the amount of seemingly pointless malice and suffering in our world counts against the rationality of belief in God, a being who is under...tood to be all-powerful, all-knowing, and perfectly good.Beginning with historically significant essays by Leibniz and Hume, the book then focuses on contemporary discussions of the problem of evil. The volume concludes with three important articles that sketch an explanation of why God might need to permit the terrible evils that abound in our world.The study of these essays and replies will provide students with a thorough understanding of the central issues involved in the problem of evil.
God and the Problem of Evil considers the question of whether the amount of seemingly pointless malice and suffering in our world counts against the rationality of belief in God, a being who is understood to be all-powerful, all-knowing, and perfectly good.Beginning with historically significant essays by Leibniz and Hume, the book then focuses on contemporary discussions of the problem of evil. The volume concludes with three important articles that sketch an explanation of why God might need to permit the terrible evils that abound in our world.The study of these essays and replies will provide students with a thorough understanding of the central issues involved in the problem of evil.
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Bibliographic details

Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors Rowe, William L., 1931-
Subjects LCSH:Good and evil
LCSH:Theodicy
Classification LCC:BJ1401
DC21:214
ID 1001443452
ISBN 0631222200
NCID BA53590620
Vol : hbk ; ISBN:0631222200
: pbk ; ISBN:0631222219
Created Date 2011.03.11
Modified Date 2011.03.11

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