Download e-book for iPad: A Theodicy of Hell (Studies in Philosophy and Religion) by C. Seymour

By C. Seymour

ISBN-10: 0792363647

ISBN-13: 9780792363644

In A Theodicy of Hell Charles Seymour tackles one of many so much tough difficulties dealing with the western theistic culture: to teach the consonance among everlasting punishment and the goodness of God. Medieval theology tried to unravel the challenge through arguing that any sin, irrespective of how mild, benefits never-ending torment. modern thinkers, however, are likely to cast off the retributive aspect from hell completely. Combining historic breadth with unique argumentation, the writer develops a unique figuring out of hell which avoids the extremes of either its conventional and smooth competitors. He then surveys the battery of objections ranged opposed to the potential of everlasting punishment and indicates how his `freedom view of hell' can stand up to the assault. The paintings could be of specific significance for these drawn to philosophy of faith and theology, together with lecturers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and an individual else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially demanding doctrine.

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