Q#5(Theodicy and Islam)

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Introduction to World Religions Professor Schuberth End-of-Unit Response Question. Unit 5: Theodicy and Islam Due Thursday, December 3 rd . IN CLASS. (Only email if you will not be in class.) Please answer the following question. Notice, you only have to address one speech. Read President George W. Bush’s and Osama Bin Laden’s addressed found at: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/481921texts.html Analyze EITHER Bush’s address OR Bin Laden’s address. Your analysis should: Explain how the theodicy works, i.e. who is good and evil and how are they identified. Explain the use of children within the speech. What function do they serve? Why would either person bring them up in this
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Unformatted text preview: context? • Quote from the texts to support your argument. You may refer to the other person’s speech, but your paper should focus on one. This paper is meant to address the issue of theodicy, not politics. To answer the questions, you do not need to agree or disagree with either person’s views. GENERAL GUIDELINES Answers should be 1-2 pages, typed, double-spaced; the best answers will be concise (they will answer the given questions) and will use vocabulary from the readings when appropriate. Answers SHOULD NOT be more than 2 pages. For citations, please include author’s name and page number in parentheses. You do not need a works cited page. 1...
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