God, evil and necessity
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God, evil and necessity a study in the problem of physical evil by Christopher Aslet

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Published by University of Birmingham] in [Birmingham .
Written in English


  • Good and evil.,
  • God.

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Thesis (B.D.) - University of Birmingham, Department of Theology, 1966.

Statementby Christopher Aslet.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19712365M

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  Scripture not only refers to the problem of evil, but it offers several solutions to it. By looking at the Bible’s honest questioning of evil, God’s response to evil, and the scriptural solution to evil, one can address this problem using almost nothing other than God’s Word. Of course, this question ties into theology and philosophy as well. Villains by Necessity book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With the banishment of Evil from the realms, the final victo /5. The analogy between God and the evil doctor. Two disanalogies: God’s authority, and the impossibility of God’s asking us to choose which world — the world without evil or the world without free will — we would choose. 2 Natural evil Natural evil includes “all evil which is not allowed by human beings to occur as a result of their. 3. Moral evil is necessary because of Divine omniscience. - Absolute vs. Contingent necessity 4. God is an accomplice to evil. - Antecedent vs. Consequent will of God. 5. God causes evil because God created the world. - Evil is caused by privation, not God. 6. God is evil because he punishes the innocent. - God does not punish the innocent. 7.