• Theodicy- attempt or doing of showing that the God or God is/are just • Example Plato’s God couldn’t o these unjust things Homer says he’d do, that’s not how God would be • The evils/injustices are the ones in the world • There may be things in that bible that make God seem less than good/not just • Is there theodicy in the book of Job? • Exonerates God with respect to the suffering of the innocent form the human perspective- rather it is cosmic justice in this total sense and such justice really amounts to God’s power, not to God’s moral standards or his outcomes morally • Idea that God doesn’t answer Job, we get an answer that it’s not about you we can’t even tell you- it’s way bigger then you and way beyond your comprehension • Let me show you a little bit of what it’s like to be God. I had heard of you but I had not seen you, I will repent my ways • Is there even a thing as morality if God’s morality is different? And is he subject to moral evaluation? If you make the rules how do we evaluate you?
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PHIL 134 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.