The Problem of Evil and Suffering.

Title: The Problem of Evil and Suffering.
Category: /Law & Government/International
Details: Words: 1939 | Pages: 7 (approximately 235 words/page)
The Problem of Evil and Suffering.
The presence of evil and suffering in the world is a problem for those Christians who want to retain God's attributes of omnipotence, omniscience and benevolence and that God created the world 'out-of-nothing' (ex nihilo). * David Hume's challenge: 'If God is able to something about evil and suffering yet chooses not to then God is malevolent. If God cannot do anything about evil and suffering then God is impotent.' The word 'theodicy' is derived …showed first 75 words of 1939 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1939 total…is committed in the world. Critiques of Process Theodicy * If God is always learning then God's attributes may not be eternal. God may seem to be a good God now but in the future may turn to evil. * Due to God's limited omnipotence there is no guarantee that all will be well in the universe in the end. * It is not a theodicy due to the fact that it denies the traditional view of God.

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