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God, Power, and Evil

David Ray Griffin

God, Power, and Evil

David Ray Griffin

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The baffling age-old question--If there is a good God, why is there evil in the world?--has troubled ordinary people and great thinkers for centuries. "God, Power, and Evil illuminates the issues by providing both (1) a critical historical survey of theodicy as presented in the works of major Western philosophers and theologians--Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, Augustine, Aquinas, Spinoza, Luther, Calvin, Leibniz, Barth, John Hick, James Ross, Fackenheim, Brunner, Berkeley, Albert Knudson, E.S. Brighton, and others--and (2) a brilliant constructive statement of an understanding of theodicy written from the perspective of the "process" philosophical and theological thought inspired primarily by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.

- Publisher This book addresses the baffling age-old question-If there is a good God, why is there evil in the world?-with both a critical historical survey of theodicy as presented in the works of major Western philosophers and theologians from Plato through Barth, plus a brilliant constructive statement of an understanding of theodicy written from the perspective of the "process" philosophical and theological thought inspired primarily by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.

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About "God, Power, and Evil"

The baffling age-old question--If there is a good God, why is there evil in the world?--has troubled ordinary people and great thinkers for centuries. "God, Power, and Evil illuminates the issues by providing both (1) a critical historical survey of theodicy as presented in the works of major Western philosophers and theologians--Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, Augustine, Aquinas, Spinoza, Luther, Calvin, Leibniz, Barth, John Hick, James Ross, Fackenheim, Brunner, Berkeley, Albert Knudson, E.S. Brighton, and others--and (2) a brilliant constructive statement of an understanding of theodicy written from the perspective of the "process" philosophical and theological thought inspired primarily by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.
- Publisher

This book addresses the baffling age-old question-If there is a good God, why is there evil in the world?-with both a critical historical survey of theodicy as presented in the works of major Western philosophers and theologians from Plato through Barth, plus a brilliant constructive statement of an understanding of theodicy written from the perspective of the "process" philosophical and theological thought inspired primarily by Alfred North Whitehead and Charles Hartshorne.
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Meet the Author

David Ray Griffin

David Ray Griffin is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Theology at Claremont School of Theology, Professor Emeritus of Religion at Claremont Graduate University, and Co-Founder of the Center for Process Studies. He is the author of "Two Great Truths: A New Synthesis of Scientific Naturalism and Christian Faith", and coauthor, with John B. Cobb Jr., of "Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition". Author of numerous books in philosophy of religion, he has also published two popular books on the World Trade Center attacks: "The New Pearl Harbor: Distubing Questions About the Bush Administra

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  • Catalogue Code 219709
  • Product Code 0664229069
  • EAN 9780664229061
  • Pages 348
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Dec 2004
  • Dimensions 228 x 164 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.512kg

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