Pathways in Theodicy Paperback

An Introduction to the Problem of Evil

by Mark S. M. Scott;

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Pathways in Theodicy

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The problem of evil perennially vexes theology, but many theologians have abandoned the project of theodicy, or the theological explanation of evil, as either fruitless or hopeless. Academic studies on theodicy, moreover, typically succumb to theological deficiency and abstraction, often devoid of any concrete connection to Christian life and practice. In Pathways in Theodicy, designed for students and scholars alike, Mark S. M. Scott reinvigorates stalled debates in philosophy and theology through a detailed reassessment of the problem of evil and the task of theodicy and through a careful analysis of the major models and motifs in theodicy. Scott explores the strengths and weaknesses of classic and contemporary perspectives on the problem of evil and invites readers to assess the cogency and relevance of each on their own. Rather than promoting a single perspective, Pathways in Theodicy explores the plurality of options available to treat the problem of evil and the provisional and tentative nature of theodicy, which searches not for final, definitive solutions but for viable ways to move the conversation forward.

Pathways in Theodicy by Mark S. M. Scott was published by Fortress Press,U.S. in April 2015 and is our 58769th best seller. The ISBN for Pathways in Theodicy is 9781451464702.

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Details for Pathways in Theodicy

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFortress Press,U.S. (April 2015)
Number of Pages232
Thickness14 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4317418
Page last updated 6th June 2018
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