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Evil and the Evidence for God

The Challenge of John Hick"s Theodicy

by R. Douglas Geivett

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Natural Theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8668803M
    ISBN 101566393973
    ISBN 109781566393973
    OCLC/WorldCa231793824

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    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Two traditions. The problem of evil --The Augustinian tradition --John Hick's Theodicy --Religious value of natural theology --The danger of dismissing natural theology --The possibility of natural theology, part 1: The argument for a non-natural. There is also the evidential problem of evil which contends known facts about evil as evidence against the existence of God. [ 4 ] William L. Rowe argued that ‘there exist instances of intense suffering which an omnipotent, omniscient being could have prevented without thereby losing some greater good or permitting some evil equally bad or.


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Evil and the Evidence for God by R. Douglas Geivett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many have thought that the reality of evil in the world makes the existence of God unlikely and religious belief irrational. The most influential contemporary solution to this problem has been offered by philosopher John Hick: God is responsible for evil, using it as a soul-builder to make human beings into morally perfect creatures.4/5.

Evil and Evidence for God John Hick’s classic Evil and the God of Love, first published inset the contours for all subsequent discussion of the problem. He was responsible Evil and the Evidence for God book identifying two different responses in the Christian tradition.

Despite these problems, this is an elegantly written book and a valuable contribution to. This book is an appraisal of Hick's work on the specific topic of theodicy - his effort to cope philosophically with the problem of evil from within the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Douglas Geivett seeks to show why any adequate response to the problem of evil must begin with the positive reasons one might have for believing in by: 9. Question: "Is God evil. Is the Bible evil?" Answer: The web site endeavors to do two things: (1) demonstrate that the Bible is not the Word of God, but instead is only a book written by “evil” men, and (2) disprove the God of Christianity.

The arsenal it attempts to use to prove its assertions is one common to many other atheist web sites and publications. In The Science of Good & Evil, the third volume in his trilogy on the power of belief (the first two volumes were Why People Believe Weird Things and How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God), psychologist and historian of science Dr.

Michael Shermer tackles two of the deepest and most challenging problems of our age: (1) The origins of morality and (2) the foundations of. The presence of evil in the world is considered by some to be solid evidence against the existence of God.

I think it proves just the opposite. The entire objection hinges on the observation that true evil exists "out there" as an objective feature of the world. Therein lies the problem for the atheist. To say something is evil is to make a. The Free-Will argument is lacking in its failure to give an answer to the vast biblical evidence of God foreordaining and decreeing all things, both good and evil.

Jay Adams, in his book, The Grand Demonstration, provides a more biblical explanation for the problem of evil. Contra philosophers like J.L. Mackie and numerous others who have argued that the existence of evil is logically incompatible with the creation of the world by an omniscient, omnipotent, and omnibenevolent God, Plantinga forcefully argues for the logical possibility that such a God could not have created a world in which beings with significant /5(57).

Justifying God's Ways Evil and the Evidence for God: The Challenge of John Hick's Theodicy. By R. Douglas Geivett. Afterword by John Hick. Temple University Press. The problem of evil, in the context of karma, has been long discussed in Indian religions including Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, both in its theistic and non-theistic schools; for example, in Uttara Mīmāṃsā Sutras Book 2 Chapter 1; the 8th-century arguments by Adi Sankara in Brahmasutrabhasya where he posits that God cannot reasonably.

Is there proof that God exists. I mean, real evidence that shows beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is a God. Yes. Many people have been led to believe it's impossible to prove the existence of God, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, God is the most powerful reality there is.

Many have thought that the reality of evil in the world makes the existence of God unlikely and religious belief irrational. The most influential contemporary solution to this problem has been offered by philosopher John Hick: God is responsible for evil, using it as a soul-builder to make human beings into morally perfect creatures.

This book is an appraisal of Hick's work on the specific. See, in order to even bring up this whole issue of God and evil, the skeptic has to borrow the idea of objective evil from theism; the worldview of people who believe in God.

If there’s really such a thing as evil, it’s just more evidence for God. Philosopher Susan Neiman says Trump is evil — and she literally wrote the book Holocaust expert: Yes, those are concentration camps — and though Trump is Author: Chauncey Devega.

A fine and tight copy in a fine and tight dustjacket/brodart covered, first edition. "god must have designed atheism and evil. What kind of God would do so and why.

The very arguments ordinarily used against God's existence are here developed to provide an original understanding of his being.". Part 2 discusses the following topics: ANIMAL AND HUMAN SACRIFICE: Exodus Hebrews Leviticus Judges Hebrews Numbers TORTURE: Revelation Revelation   Evil & the Evidence For God by R.

Douglas Geivett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(6). DNA is the scientific evidence for the existence of God. 3 Reasons Why DNA is Scientific Evidence For The Existence of God. DNA is a Language.

I want you to imagine that you walk into a bookstore and you pick up a book that you find interesting. You open up the book and you read the first sentence. It reads, “This is a story about love.”. “The Existence of Evil is Evidence God Exists” by Charlie Campbell “Can a Scientist Believe in God?” by Henry F.

Shaefer, III “The Dawkins Confusion: Naturalism ‘ad absurdum'” a review of Richard Dawkins’s book The God Delusion by Alvin Plantinga. The problem of evil asks how God can exist if evil exists. In other words, if God exists and is good, he should eliminate all evil.

"If God truly cared about us,” you could argue, “there would be no wars." Your conversation partner might reply "Governments by man are ungodly and fallible. People, not God, cause evil.”57%(25). Patrick Glynn's God: the Evidence Michael Martin. Patrick Glynn, a former atheist with a Ph.D. from Harvard, argues in God: The Evidence[] that new scientific discoveries in cosmology, psychology, and medicine add up "to a powerful--indeed, all-but-incontestable--case for the existence of soul, afterlife and God (p.

2)."Written in a breezy popular style without nuances or subtle arguments.Second, God may be letting evil run its course in order to prove that evil is evil, and that suffering, which is the unfortunate product of evil, is further proof that anything contrary to God’s will is bad, harmful, painful, and leads to death.Book Review: Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God () Mark I.

Vuletic. Book Review: John Perry. Dialogue on Good, Evil, and theExistence of apolis: Hackett. ix+71 pp. Inphilosopher John Perry published a well-received little book in which three fictional friends engaged in a series of stimulating but easy-to-understand discussions about personal identity.