A Theodicy of Hell (Studies in Philosophy and Religion) by C. Seymour

By C. Seymour

In A Theodicy of Hell Charles Seymour tackles one of many so much tricky difficulties dealing with the western theistic culture: to teach the consonance among everlasting punishment and the goodness of God. Medieval theology tried to solve the limitation via arguing that any sin, regardless of how mild, advantages endless torment. modern thinkers, however, are likely to do away with the retributive aspect from hell completely. Combining ancient breadth with unique argumentation, the writer develops a singular 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 exhibits how his `freedom view of hell' can face up to the assault. The paintings should be of specific significance for these attracted to philosophy of faith and theology, together with lecturers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and someone else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially not easy doctrine.

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