The Resource Relationships and evil, Loren Meierding, (electronic resource)

Relationships and evil, Loren Meierding, (electronic resource)

Label
Relationships and evil
Title
Relationships and evil
Statement of responsibility
Loren Meierding
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The problem of understanding why an all-powerful and wholly good and loving God could permit so much evil to occur has puzzled many Christians as well as skeptics since St. Augustine grappled with the problem in the Fourth Century A.D. Many skeptics have found the evidence of evil sufficient to reject belief in God. The author believes that this book provides a comprehensive, plausible, and satisfying treatment of the problem of evil consistent with the Bible and orthodox Christianity. Traditionally free will and the value of character development have been the primary approaches to explaining evil. Many evils are not adequately explained by either approach. The book offers an approach emphasizing the value of relationships between persons. If relationships are to reach the greatest depth and have the greatest value, then evils are necessary. The environment must provide opportunities to make sacrifices, have risks and dangers, and have poverty and limited resources. One chapter is devoted to analyzing the argument from evil against Gods existence. It shows evidence limited to evil alone is weak evidence. When evidence is expanded to evidence of good as well as evil and evidence for design, the evidence supports theism and weighs against naturalistic views
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Meierding, Loren Edward
Dewey number
231.8 M511r 2000
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Good and evil
  • Theodicy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Relationships and evil, Loren Meierding, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12071331
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12071331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12071331
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12071331
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Relationships and evil, Loren Meierding, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12071331
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12071331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12071331
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12071331
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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