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Protesting Evil

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The ancient Christian liturgies face Godward: their purpose is to worshipfully acknowledge God’s unsurpassable worth. But they also take place in the face and recognition of vast evil. Part of their ... More


The Recognitive Personhood of Absolute Spirit

Robert R. Williams

in Hegel on the Proofs and the Personhood of God: Studies in Hegel's Logic and Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198795223
eISBN:
9780191836527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795223.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the 1824 Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, Hegel’s discussion of the ontological proof leads directly into the metaphysical concept of God and his account of Christianity reconstructed from ... More


Divine Goodness and Praying for Others

Scott A. Davison

in Petitionary Prayer: A Philosophical Investigation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198757740
eISBN:
9780191817656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757740.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The problem of evil is not the same as the problem of petitionary prayer. Michael Veber’s challenge is described, and various solutions considered. Daniel and Frances Howard-Snyder and Alexander ... More


Introduction

David Baggett and Jerry L. Walls

in God and Cosmos: Moral Truth and Human Meaning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199931194
eISBN:
9780190464165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931194.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction to the book casts questions of morality as important ones that call for good answers and a solid enough theory to undergird substantive truth claims about good and evil, right and ... More


Conclusion

David Baggett and Jerry L. Walls

in God and Cosmos: Moral Truth and Human Meaning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199931194
eISBN:
9780190464165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931194.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The conclusion contrasts Nagel’s picture of a universe coming to life with a universe created and sustained by an all-loving Creator, who made us in his image for exalted purposes. Such a personal ... More


Resting on Your Laurels: Deserting Desert in Paradise?

Brian P. Boeninger and Robert K. Garcia

in Paradise Understood: New Philosophical Essays about Heaven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794301
eISBN:
9780191835810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794301.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes an apparent incompatibility between a traditional theistic view of heaven and theodicies that centrally appeal to libertarian free will in responding to the problem of evil. ... More


The Possibility and Scope of Significant Heavenly Freedom

Richard Tamburro

in Paradise Understood: New Philosophical Essays about Heaven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794301
eISBN:
9780191835810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794301.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the possibility of heavenly agents possessing a certain sort of libertarian freedom given the constraint that God must prevent all sin in heaven. The puzzle is compounded by the ... More


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