Mod4Session10- Augustinian and Irenaean Theodicies

Mod4Session10- - Module IV Session 10 God and Evil in Augustinian and Irenaean Theodicies(Stewart 165-181 additional readings by Hick and Stam

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Module IV Module IV Session 10 Session 10 God and Evil in God and Evil in Augustinian and Augustinian and Irenaean Irenaean Theodicies Theodicies (Stewart: 165 (Stewart: 165 - - additional readings by Hick and additional readings by Hick and Stam Stam - - blackboard) blackboard)
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problem of evil.” The additional reading by Hick (blackboard) accompanies themes found in both modules IV and V. The two modules can be studies and reviewed together in one week, giving you an extra week to review all material before exam #1. _________________________ Did you know that “God” has a problem of “evil” with no easy strategy for solution? This “problem” poses one of the major challenges for the coherent concept and worshipful person of “God.” Can philosophers of religion help God get around this hoop? Does God need our help?
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Vocabulary Theodicy = to justify God’s existence in light of the prevailing natural and moral evil in the world (Greek: theos = God and dike = justice) disaster = radical evil (Latin, dis+astro , the night without stars) synonym: calamity, catastrophe, sudden cataclysm Shoah = the disaster = the Nazi holocaust Teleology = teaching about the final aim or goal (Greek, telos , end + logos) Eschatology = teaching about the redemptive final end of times (Greek, eschaton , end of times+ logos) The End Of History or Manifest Destiny = the secular versions of eschatology BODHISATTVA = the one who was delivered from rebirths but returns as a savior to the “vale of soul-making” to show the way to deliverance. Jewish prophets, Jesus, Buddha . .. are in a sense Bodhisattvas.
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God & Evil: General Introduction Kinds of evil natural moral human nature material scarcity Special case: despair
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2010 for the course PHIL 206 taught by Professor Draper during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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