The Many Faces of Evil (Revised and Expanded Edition): Theological Systems and the Problems of Evil

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Crossway, May 6, 2004 - Religion - 544 pages
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In this examination of the questions posed by the problem of evil, John Feinberg addresses the intellectual and theological framework of theodicy. Beginning with a discussion of the logical problem of evil, he interacts with leading thinkers who have previously written on these themes.

 

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Contents

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
11
INTRODUCTION
17
THE LOGICAL PROBLEM OF EVIL
24
THEONOMY AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL
33
LEIBNIZ AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL
45
THE FREE WILL DEFENSE
67
SEVERAL CONTEMPORARY MODIFIED RATIONALIST
123
GOD AND MORAL EVIL
165
ATHEISTIC ARGUMENTS FROM EVIL
215
THEISTS AND THE EVIDENTIAL ARGUMENT FROM EVIL
261
THEISTS AND EVIL AS EVIDENCE II
303
EVIL AND EVIDENCE
357
THE PROBLEM OF HELL
391
THE RELIGIOUS PROBLEM OF EVIL
447
USES OF SUFFERING
477
APPENDIXSTRATEGY OF THEODICY AND DEFENSEMAKING
489

GOD AND NATURAL EVIL
191
EVIL AS EVIDENCE
207

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About the author (2004)

John S. Feinberg (PhD, University of Chicago) is department chair and professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of Ethics for a Brave New World (with Paul D. Feinberg) and is general editor of Crossway’s Foundations of Evangelical Theology series.

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