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Theodicy


Subject Religion

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631181392.1995.x


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[ xiii.b ] That branch of N atural theology which attempts to defend the goodness and omnipotence of G od ( see C hristian concept of ) against objections arising from the presence of evil in the world. The term was coined by G. W. Leibniz (1646–1716), but the problem was present from the beginning in Christianity and within Judaism before it. ( see also E vil, christian doctrine of .) ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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