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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 problem by way of arguing that any sin, regardless of how moderate, benefits never-ending torment. modern thinkers, nevertheless, are likely to cast off the retributive aspect from hell completely. Combining old breadth with specific argumentation, the writer develops a unique figuring out of hell which avoids the extremes of either its conventional and glossy opponents. He then surveys the battery of objections ranged opposed to the potential of everlasting punishment and indicates how his `freedom view of hell' can face up to the assault. The paintings could be of specific value for these drawn to philosophy of faith and theology, together with teachers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and someone else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially hard doctrine.

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