Mystical Body Theodicy

In this paper I develop a new theodicy--Mystical Body Theodicy. This theodicy draws on the Christian doctrine of the mystical body of Christ to argue that some evil can be defeated by a set of three goods connected with increasing the unity of humanity through love. This theodicy also helps three ot...

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Published in:Religions
Main Author: Thurow, Joshua C. (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2018]
In:Religions
Year: 2018, Volume: 9, Issue: 2, Pages: 1-14
Further subjects:B Marilyn Adams
B Mystical body
B Richard Swinburne
B Theodicy
B problem of evil
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Summary:In this paper I develop a new theodicy--Mystical Body Theodicy. This theodicy draws on the Christian doctrine of the mystical body of Christ to argue that some evil can be defeated by a set of three goods connected with increasing the unity of humanity through love. This theodicy also helps three other prominent theodicies avoid objections.
ISSN:2077-1444
Contains:Enthalten in: Religions
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.3390/rel9020041