Free will and Evil - God knows what is happening, all...

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Free will and Evil 1. Augustine says we cannot exist without the capacity of love and for love to exist there needs to be an option of evil 2. Pear tree incident Augustine’s confessions Steals pear from tree Says he stole pear because he wanted to feel the thrill of doing something evil Medieval Period 1. Religion Superior to philosophy Threated by West 2. Transition to the Renaissance Black Plague - Faith questioned -
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Unformatted text preview: God knows what is happening, all powerful but doesnt stop plague-Papal and bishop corruption in Catholic church o Church divides into 2 popes at one time-Decline of popularity of Catholic church-Rise of universities o Cambridge, Oxford, etc. o 11 th and 12 th centuries o Endorsed by Catholic church Renaissance 1. Catholic church reinvents Theology and antiquity merge Standards change...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course HUM 2230 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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