Lecture7.ppt - Perfectly Good) What Sort Of Inconsistency?...

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Theodicy And The Problem Of Evil The Argument Against Western Theism: Reason To Doubt That A Christian God Exists 1. Christianity Assumes God Is Omniscient, Omnipotent, Perfectly Good, And Loves Us 2. Massive Evil Exists Moral Evil (Suffering Caused By Us) Natural Evil (Suffering Caused By Nature)
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The Argument Against Theism (cont.) 3. God And Evil Are Inconsistent Unpacking The Premise God Would Know About Suffering (Omniscient) God Could Have Prevented Suffering (Omnipotent) God Would Want To Prevent Suffering (Loving,
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Unformatted text preview: Perfectly Good) What Sort Of Inconsistency? Strong: Logical Inconsistency (Problematic) Weak: Evidential Inconsistency 4. Therefore, Either God Or Evil Doesnt Exist The Argument Against Theism (cont.) 5. The Existence Of Evil Is Indisputable Suffering Of Both Forms Clearly Exists 6. Therefore, The God Of Christianity Does Not Exist Note: Like The Teleological Argument For God, The Argument Is Based On The Nature Of The World....
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Lecture7.ppt - Perfectly Good) What Sort Of Inconsistency?...

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