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A loving God & a suffering world : a new look at an old problem / Jon Tal Murphree. [print]

By: Murphree, Jon Tal [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, [(c)1981. Description: 126 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0877848777; 9780877848776Subject(s): God (Christianity) -- Omnipotence | God (Christianity) -- Goodness | Providence and government of God -- Christianity | Good and evil | Suffering -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BT133.L685 1981BT133.M978.L685 1981COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
What the problem is not There is evil... ; But there is good The problem of good Formulating the problem Historical answers The approach of this book Our limited knowledge What omnipotence means Logical limitations Moral restrictions Other restrictions The divine dilemma The difference between could and would The possibility of evil Why accidents happen Causes and purposes Freedom requires causal laws Can nature be exonerated Are causal laws good? ; What about nature? ; Violent eruptions of nature The sentient ingredient The body's alarm system Love and freedom What is goodness? ; Santa or policeman Utilitarian goodness Goodness and wrath Moral goodness What is good? ; What is evil? ; Defining evil Is pain intrinsically evil? ; Moral evil The elimination of evil Observations on pain Mental pain Composite human suffering The injustice of innocent suffering Animal pain Difficult scriptural answers The world is out of gear A foreign intruder The subversion overcome Divine intervention Are miracles possible? ; Should miracles be expected? ; Why not? ; Putting suffering to use Character construction and personality building Correction and education A ministry of suffering Knowing God's presence Victory over suffering Suffering is being used Suffering shared by God The future life.
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What the problem is not There is evil... ; But there is good The problem of good Formulating the problem Historical answers The approach of this book Our limited knowledge What omnipotence means Logical limitations Moral restrictions Other restrictions The divine dilemma The difference between could and would The possibility of evil Why accidents happen Causes and purposes Freedom requires causal laws Can nature be exonerated Are causal laws good? ; What about nature? ; Violent eruptions of nature The sentient ingredient The body's alarm system Love and freedom What is goodness? ; Santa or policeman Utilitarian goodness Goodness and wrath Moral goodness What is good? ; What is evil? ; Defining evil Is pain intrinsically evil? ; Moral evil The elimination of evil Observations on pain Mental pain Composite human suffering The injustice of innocent suffering Animal pain Difficult scriptural answers The world is out of gear A foreign intruder The subversion overcome Divine intervention Are miracles possible? ; Should miracles be expected? ; Why not? ; Putting suffering to use Character construction and personality building Correction and education A ministry of suffering Knowing God's presence Victory over suffering Suffering is being used Suffering shared by God The future life.

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