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Unformatted text preview: God is supposed to be good and loving. The relationship between theology and theodicy is one of cooperation. The goal of theodicy is to show that there are convincing reasons why a just, compassionate and omnipotent god would permit suffering and evil to flourish. Theodicy exists because there is a need for answers among the churches around the world. The study allows for theories to be formulated that can make a certain religion stronger and give possible answers to this difficult question....
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- Spring '08