The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings, Second Edition

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The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings, Second Edition

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Of all the issues in the philosophy of religion, the problem of reconciling belief in God with evil in the world arguably commands more attention than any other. For over two decades, Michael L. Peterson s The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings has been the most widely recognized and used anthology on the subject. Peterson s expanded and updated second edition retains the key features of the original and presents the main positions and strategies in the latest philosophical literature on the subject. It will remain the most complete introduction to the subject as well as a resource for advanced study. Peterson organizes his selection of classical and contemporary sources into four parts: important statements addressing the problem of evil from great literature and classical philosophy; debates based on the logical, evidential, and existential versions of the problem; major attempts to square God s justice with the presence of evil, such as Augustinian, Irenaean, process, openness,