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Unformatted text preview: Kate Price MWF 230PM Reading Assignment-Hicks There is a Reason Why God Allows Evil Study Questions 5. Moral evil is considered to be wickedness, non-moral evil is considered to be the problems that are caused by suffering and pain. 6. The idea of a person who can be unfailingly guaranteed to always act rightly is contradictory. There is no guarantee that a morally free person wont make a wrong decision. There is also the question of whether or not all of our action and thoughts were predestined, and if so we cant be seen as free and morally responsible in the eyes of God. 7. The function of non-moral evil is to for soul-making. In which free beings, struggle with the tasks and challenges of their existence in a common environment, so that they may become children of God and heirs of eternal life. 8. The purpose of our creation is for humans to have been made in image of God, but we have not yet been brought as a free and responsible agent into the finite likeness of God, which is...
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