By C. Seymour

In A Theodicy of Hell Charles Seymour tackles one of many such a lot tricky difficulties dealing with the western theistic culture: to teach the consonance among everlasting punishment and the goodness of God. Medieval theology tried to unravel the drawback through arguing that any sin, irrespective of how mild, advantages endless torment. modern thinkers, nonetheless, are likely to put off the retributive point from hell totally. Combining old breadth with exact argumentation, the writer develops a singular knowing of hell which avoids the extremes of either its conventional and smooth competitors. He then surveys the battery of objections ranged opposed to the potential of everlasting punishment and exhibits how his `freedom view of hell' can stand up to the assault. The paintings might be of specific significance for these drawn to philosophy of faith and theology, together with lecturers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and an individual else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially hard doctrine.

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