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Encountering Evil

Encountering Evil

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In this text, five of the world's leading philosophers of religion - Stephen T. Davis, David R. Griffin, John Hick, D.Z. Phillips and John K. Roth - present their answers to the problem of evil, taking into account ethnic cleansing, political repression, social violence, new work in Holocaust studies, and other issues and events that bear on the subject of evil in the world today. The other contributors offer a critique of each of these answers, to which its author subsequently responds. Helpful and perceptive postscripts are also included from John Cobb, Frederick Sontag and Marilyn Adams.

- Publisher 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. Other contributors then offer critiques of each theodicy, to which its author subsequently responds.

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In this text, five of the world's leading philosophers of religion - Stephen T. Davis, David R. Griffin, John Hick, D.Z. Phillips and John K. Roth - present their answers to the problem of evil, taking into account ethnic cleansing, political repression, social violence, new work in Holocaust studies, and other issues and events that bear on the subject of evil in the world today. The other contributors offer a critique of each of these answers, to which its author subsequently responds. Helpful and perceptive postscripts are also included from John Cobb, Frederick Sontag and Marilyn Adams.
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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. Other contributors then offer critiques of each theodicy, to which its author subsequently responds.
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Meet the Author

Stephen T Davis (Ed)

Stephen T. Davis (Ph.D.,Claremont Graduate University) is Russell K Pitzer Professor of Philosophy Claremont McKenna College, California. Davis is the author numerous books on the intersection of evangelical Christianity with philosophy such as Risen Indeed: Making Sense of the Resurrection (Eerdmans), God, Reason, and Theistic Proofs. (Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press), The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus. (ed. with Daniel Kendall, S.J. and Gerald OCollins, S.J.). Oxford University Press, 1997, The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity. (ed. with Daniel Kendall, S.J. and Gerald OCollins, S.J.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 196177
  • Product Code 066422251X
  • EAN 9780664222512
  • Pages 236
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date May 2001
  • Sales Rank #20628
  • Dimensions 230 x 154 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.352kg

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