New PDF release: Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

By James L. Crenshaw

ISBN-10: 0195140028

ISBN-13: 9780195140026

within the historical close to East, whilst the gods detected gross impropriety of their ranks, they subjected their very own to trial. while mortals suspect their gods of wrongdoing, have they got the fitting to place them on trial? What lies in the back of the human activity to impose ethical criteria of habit at the gods? is that this attempt an act of vanity, as Kant recommended, or a method of holding theological discourse sincere? it truly is this question James Crenshaw seeks to deal with during this wide-ranging examine of historical theodicies. Crenshaw has been writing approximately and wondering the difficulty of theodicy - the human attempt to justify the methods of the gods or God - for a few years. during this quantity he offers a synthesis of his principles in this perennially thorny factor. the outcome sheds new gentle at the heritage of the human fight with this intractable problem.

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