problem of evil

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  • Problem of evil — Part of a series on God General conceptions …   Wikipedia

  • PROBLEM OF EVIL —    the TRADITIONAL PHILOSOPHIC and practical problem which asks how an all knowing and all powerful GOD, who is both the CREATOR of the UNIVERSE and by definition GOOD, can allow SUFFERING and EVIL. It concerns the basic human problem of MEANING… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Problem of evil in Hinduism — Hindu answers to the problem of evil are different from most answers offered in Western philosophy, partly because the problem of evil within Hindu thought is differently structured than Western traditions, mainly Abrahamic traditions.In the… …   Wikipedia

  • evil, problem of — ▪ theology Introduction       problem in theology and the philosophy of religion (religion, philosophy of) that arises for any view that affirms the following three propositions: God is almighty, God is perfectly good, and evil exists. The… …   Universalium

  • evil, problem of —    The problem of evil occurs in many forms. Philosophical discussion has eschewed the practical and pastoral problems of evil, and concentrated on the logical and evidential/probabilistic problems. The logical problem of evil is the problem that …   Christian Philosophy

  • Problem of Hell — The problem of hell is an argument against the existence of God. It is a variant of the problem of evil, applying specifically to religions which hold both that:# An omnipotent (all powerful), omniscient (all knowing), and omnibenevolent (all… …   Wikipedia

  • evil, problem of — The problem of reconciling the imperfect world with the goodness of God. The problem has two forms. One is whether it is consistent to hold that an omnipotent, omniscient, and perfect creator could have made a world in which pain and evil form a… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • evil, problem of —  Зла проблема …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • The Origin of Evil — Infobox Book | name = The Origin of Evil image caption = author = Ellery Queen country = United States language = English series = Ellery Queen mysteries genre = Mystery novel publisher = Little (1st edition, USA, 1951); Gollancz (1st edition, UK …   Wikipedia

  • Problem des Übels — Theodizee [ˌteodiˈt͜seː] (frz. théodicée, v. altgriech. θεός theós „Gott“ und δίκη díke „Gerechtigkeit“) heißt „Rechtfertigung Gottes“. Das Theodizeeproblem ist ein klassisches philosophisches und theologisches Problem für diejenigen religiösen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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